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Online voting opened today to select one male and one female narrator for an interactive exhibit that will debut at the Second Avenue Subway (SAS) Community Information Center scheduled to open this spring.
Ridership on Metro-North's New Haven Line set a new record in 2012 with 38.8 million rides, up 1.3% in 2012 and breaking the previous record, set the prior year when the line carried 38.3 million people.
American photographer Berenice Abbott was known for her black and white photographs of New York City and urban architecture in the 1930s, chronicling many buildings and neighborhoods throughout Manhattan that are no longer standing.
The digital revolution has reduced Metro-North customers' reliance on paper timetables. And now it may do the same for paper tickets.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) services will operate on special schedules in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21. Details are below.
Walking down a set of rusting stairs, under a crumbling ceiling, along a debris-strewn platform and past a ruined control room, Wynton Habersham finally arrived at the most devastated part of the South Ferry subway station: A room full of electrical equipment, corroding from the effects of almost 15 million gallons of salt water that flooded it during Superstorm Sandy.
It takes a lot to turn a modern railroad back into a 19th century operation—but, about four feet of salt water, mounds of storm-driven sand, sustained high winds and the absence of electrical controls did just that.