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MT Autocraft forays into EVs with Rs 100 cr funding, to hire 200 people

MT Autocraft, a leading supplier of machined components and assemblies, on Wednesday, announced the…

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New Yorkers 'have a legitimate fear' after recent subway-shoving attacks, but transit experts say the perception of danger clashes with reality

The New York City subway system is "not unsafe to the level that people think it is," one transit e…

Yelena Dzhanova   


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The NYC subway is so desperate for staff that it's reportedly offering retired train operators up to $35,000 for 90 days of work

Transit officials cited "a critical and urgent need" for qualified operators, according to a memo o…

Dominick Reuter   


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If you've ever thought 'New York City subway, but make it Supreme,' you're in luck

This is reportedly the first time the MTA is doing a full train wrap as part of a new revenue strea…

Avery Hartmans   


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A sex toy company is accusing New York's MTA of sexism and censorship after it rejected proposed ads

"We have not been served with this lawsuit and cannot comment on it directly, but their public stat…

Graham Rapier   


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Meryl Streep got a NYC subway stop 'renamed' for her in honor of her 72nd birthday

For Streep's birthday on June 22, two New York City artists cleverly altered subway signs to honor …

Libby Torres   


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Suspected Chinese hackers breached the NYC transit authority's computers in April, the latest cyberattack against a US agency

The breach was outlined in an MTA document obtained by the New York Times, which found the attack d…

Kelly McLaughlin   


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Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling for return to 24/7 New York City subway service as city gets back to normal

The MTA currently closes the subway system for cleaning from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. The system has been c…

Connor Perrett   


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The New York City MTA sparked backlash for saying it removed benches from subway stations to 'prevent the homeless from sleeping on them'

Some called the policy "utterly evil" and "cruel," while others said the removal of benches would h…

Connor Perrett   


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An artist collected anonymously AirDropped images on the subway in a pre-pandemic relic of spontaneity

Designer Jumi Kim solicited AirDropped photos on the New York City subway for six months, receiving…

Palmer Haasch   


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New York's MTA is launching a first-of-its-kind tech accelerator to help fix its crumbling subway and slow buses

Palisade Labs, for example, powers front-facing cameras on buses that can monitor bus lanes for tra…

Graham Rapier   


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A bill proposed in New York City would charge residents $3 for all packages ordered online other than food or medicine

E-commerce sales totaled $209.5 billion in the third quarter, an increase of 36% over the same peri…

Mary Meisenzahl   


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New York's transit system is in a financial crisis — but saving it is vital to the US economy, experts say

If the MTA doesn't receive billions in emergency federal aid, experts warn that the effects on the …

Tim Levin   


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NY transit workers created an underground 'man cave' in Grand Central to 'get drunk and party,' MTA says

Three MTA workers allegedly converted an unused storage room into a full-blown lounge, complete wit…

Tim Levin   


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New York announces $50 fine for anyone who rides the subway, bus, or train without a mask

Effective Monday, the NYPD and other transit officers can fine anyone not wearing a mask on the sub…

Barbara Smith   


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New York's MTA will remove seats on some subways to jam more people inside

Lhota's is asking the state to channel $836 million toward short-term solutions like increasing the…

Danielle Muoio   


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Public transit may not bring a high risk of coronavirus transmission, research suggests — depending on which precautions you take

Choose the least crowded transit option, make the trip as short as possible, and prioritize well-ve…

Aria Bendix   


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A Columbia scientist's 'new and powerful weapon' against the coronavirus destroys particles using UV light without harming people

Scientists recently discovered a way to safely harness the pathogen-killing power of ultraviolet li…

Aria Bendix   


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The COVID-19 threat is here for the foreseeable future. As cities reopen, protecting passengers on public transit is a matter of life and death.

For a successful and safe reopening, cities may need to radically rethink how their transportation …

Tim Levin   


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New York Gov. Hochul says MTA 'uncovered a sequence of failures' that led to a 5-hour disruption and passenger evacuations on NYC subway

A brief power outage at 8:30 p.m. Sunday led to a 5-hour disruption on eight of the city's subway l…

Connor Perrett