Out in the cold: Irregular subway ops leads to longer wait times

One could say that New York City’s subway trains are here, there, and everywhere: new analysis by The Big Board of agency data from January 2018 has found that fewer trains are running than scheduled, as well as train bunching, has often left commuters waiting for twice as long as they should be.

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[Updated] MTA ditches plan to turn MetroCard vending cash only

UPDATED:

The M.T.A. has reversed course, and is saying that the shutdown will not occur this upcoming weekend. Instead, it will take place a week later; the agency promised “more to come” for riders next Monday.


Late Wednesday afternoon, the M.T.A. announced that its MetroCard vending machines would not be taking credit or debit card transactions this weekend.

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