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Tue May 26, 2015, 10:09 AM

NYC: STEP ASIDE: The MTA Wants to Speed Up Three Subway Lines

As 6 million riders a day becomes the MTA's new normal, so too have subway delays. (Want to know why? The quick version is growing ridership, ongoing maintenance needs, and unplanned events. Watch the video at the end of this story, and turn the volume up.)

The agency's long-term solution is to increase capacity and improve its signaling capabilities. But that is years not to mention billions of as-of-yet-unfound dollars away.

"Until those investments are in place," said New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco at an MTA board committee meeting Monday, "we have to address the issue that confronts us today."

In the meantime, the MTA is targeting three subway lines the 6, 7, and the F that have experienced the worst deterioration in service over the past two years (page 20), when measured by how regularly trains arrive. ................(more)


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Tue May 26, 2015, 01:59 PM

1. Cool video.

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