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Posts Tagged ‘Subway’

NYC: Riding the Track Geometry Car

Friday, March 20th, 2015
NYC: Riding the Track Geometry Car

Take a ride on a Track Geometry Car, part of the specialized fleet that inspects the rails of the NYC subway.

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New York City: Subway Station Conditions

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Structural components and architectural components

The New York City subway system includes 468 passenger stations, which are used by 5.5 million riders each weekday. The system is operated by New York City Transit (NYCT), the largest subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Over the past 32 years, NYCT has renovated 241 subway stations at a cost of $4.5 billion as part of its station rehabilitation programs. Under these programs, each station was fully renovated to a state of good repair, including structural and architectural components. Once the work was completed, however, NYCT moved on to the next station for rehabilitation without committing the resources to maintain the renovated stations.

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This Infra Week

Friday, March 7th, 2014

If A Bridge Falls In America…
Think You Could Design a Better Subway System?
Portland Bike Share Faces Delays
And More…

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NYC Arts for Transit: A Bronx Reflection

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
NYC Arts for Transit: A Bronx Reflection

MTA Arts for Transit: “A Bronx Reflection” by Carol Sun
Learn more about this artwork commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit for the 167th Street subway station in the Bronx.

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NYC: Riders Waiting for Subway in Super Slow Motion

Friday, January 10th, 2014
NYC: Riders Waiting for Subway in Super Slow Motion

Excerpt of “Stainless,” 42nd Street

High speed video recording in NYC at Grand Central station.

original footage: 10min. 49sec. 720p 50fps

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Infographic: Who’s Using Alternative Modes of Transportation?

Friday, May 24th, 2013
Screen shot 2013-05-23 at 2.01.24 PM

View original infographic ( Who’s Using Alternative Modes of Transportation?-Column Five on  

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New York City: Clean, Dry Subway Tunnel After Hurricane Sandy Flooding

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

MTA Video Release: Hurricane Sandy – Canarsie Tube Signal and Track Recovery Operations

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New York City: Subway Platform Safety

Monday, September 10th, 2012

In 2011, 146 people were struck by trains. 47 were killed. Learn more about how you can stay safe on subway platforms. – mtainfo on YouTube.

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New York City: The 6th Avenue El in Pictures

Friday, July 13th, 2012

The 6TH AVE.EL which ran thru the heart of NYC , was a line knowned for it’s extremely sharp curves . At it’s southern end ,the line turned off the 9th Ave line at Greenwich & Morris Sts. ran up Church St., went west on Murray St. went up West Broadway, went west on w3rd […]

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New York City: Subway Extension – 5/10/2012 Update

Friday, May 11th, 2012

An update on the 7 subway extension project that will bring the Flushing Line to Manhattan’s West Side. -mtainfo on YouTube.

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