Tag: Byford, Andrew

How Subway Delays and the Homeless Crisis Are Intertwined

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] After years of decline, New York’s subway is showing signs of improvement, with the percentage of trains running on time creeping upward. But at least one area is getting worse: disruptions involving homeless people. Trains were delayed 659 times […]

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Hope for the Subways

Two years ago, as New York commuters raged about the jam-packed, trash-strewn, untrustworthy subway trains, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stepped up and declared a state of emergency for the system. Now things are at last edging away from that transit abyss. In April, 79.8 percent of trains running during the week pulled into their appointed stations […]

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