MTA Official Calls For Orwellian Plan

In what can only be described as an Orwellian plan, MTA Financial Chairman Larry Schwartz is calling for the MTA to flood the system of its buses, subways & railroads with more security cameras along with facial recognition technology. Here is more via a report from CBS 2 New York’s Marcia Kramer: Fed up with […]

Gov. Cuomo Statement On Brussels Attacks

Unless you have been under a rock all day, the biggest news in the world at the moment is the reported attacks at the airport in Brussels. Gov. Cuomo has issued a statement on the attacks. Here is more via the official press release I received: “The senseless attacks that struck the people of Belgium […]

MTA Plans To Launch Security Committee

Earlier this afternoon, MTA Board Chairman & CEO Jay H. Walder announced the agency’s plans to launch a new security committee. Here is more via a brief report from NY1: Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman Jay Walder said Monday that he’ll head a new security committee. The committee will discuss risk assessment and how to harden […]

Former MTA Worker Sues Over Subway Safety

Anyone who has ever taken a ride on the NYC Subway has seen those huge station gates that sit on hundreds of staircases throughout the system. These same station gates are at the center of a lawsuit brought against the MTA by a former worker who is suing over the lack of subway safety. The […]

Security Camera Plan Leaves Out Many Stations

Security is one of the biggest concerns for subway riders in New York City (NYC). This concern has increased even more over the last week due to the recent murder of 2 riders on a Brooklyn-bound train. So it is safe to assume that this next story will not help calm those concerns. According to […]