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Transit union accuses MTA of putting riders at risk

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NEW YORK (PIX11)– With subway deaths on the rise what can the MTA do to keep commuters safe? The transit union wants train operators to slow down while pulling into stations to prevent accidents.


  • Kathy

    It's not about slowing down when they pull in the station…that would just cause more delays than what we already have….I think barriers should be built on the platform, preventing from people falling or being dragged into the tracks.

  • Gary

    The technology for constructing barriers between the platform and the tracks has been around for decades…It boils down to money…Most recently, in our area, a platform barrier system was placed in service as part of the JFK Air Train project…

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