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If you live anywhere along the C train line or ride it relatively often then you know that those rusted tin cans they call train cars are the ricketiest in the system, most of them having been built decades ago. The MTA was working to replace them in the very near future, but unfortunately, that replacement has now been significantly delayed. By January 2017, the MTA was expecting Bombardier, the world's "only manufacturer of both planes...
It's been a pretty big week for rodents! Between shutting down a Dunkin' Donuts and Dominique Ansel, they're making sure we never forget that they're everywhere. Still, nothing will ever make living alongside New York City's most populous mammals acceptable and that was unequivocally proven this morning when a group of commuters on a Brooklyn-bound A train were terrorized by a subway rat on his way to what we can only assume was his subway...
Just a few weeks after we were reminded that parts of the G will be shut down for the entire month of August for Sandy-related repairs, DNAinfo reports that the A, C, and the F will also experience major shutdowns to address lingering storm damage. The repairs will affect sections of the trains that run in between Brooklyn and Manhattan, and will likely happen sometime this winter, though the MTA hasn't issued an exact time...
In August, the R train stopped running into Manhattan on weekdays for Sandy-necessitated repairs to its tunnel. Instead, it now crawls from the Heights to the end of the earth, otherwise known as Bay Ridge. This inconvenienced commuters along Brooklyn's western corridor who would've ridden the local into lower Manhattan, now required to transfer at some point to an other Manhattan-bound train, whether at Atlantic-Pacific or a later station. And, according to new data, the brunt...

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