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Broken axle caused MBTA Red Line derailment, report says

Broken axle caused MBTA Red Line derailment, report says

3 days ago   |   WCVB

Boston public transit authorities say a broken axle was to blame for a subway train derailment this summer that caused commuter disruptions and criticism of the system.
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Accessibility advocates cautiously thrilled by MTA's plan to add elevators, ramps to 70 more subway stations

3 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Disability advocates scored a major win on Monday when the MTA announced plans to add ramps and elevators to 70 new subway stations over the next five years - but their fight...
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Boats, boards and marathons: NYC's craziest commutes

Boats, boards and marathons: NYC's craziest commutes

3 days ago   |   New York Post

They've turned their work commutes into workouts. Instead of shuffling through smelly subway stations, these New Yorkers have opted for al fresco treks to work - by foot, board...
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Woman hit by subway train on Upper East Side

Woman hit by subway train on Upper East Side

3 days ago   |   New York Post

A subway train hit a woman on the East Side Monday afternoon, sending her to the hospital, authorities said. The southbound No. 6 train struck the unidentified woman at the...
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The M.T.A.'s $54 Billion Plan to Transform Your Commute

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Modern subway signals, new elevators and an extension of the Second Avenue line: The New York City transit agency released its 5-year wish list.
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MTA announces $51 billion plan to save the subway, treat NYC's transit sickness

4 days ago   |   NY Daily News

New York City's transit network, neglected and underfunded for decades, is about to get an incredibly expensive shot in the arm. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials...
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Tech startup MasterClass is trying to move beyond its social media roots, so it's launching a massive new campaign starring Anna Wintour

Tech startup MasterClass is trying to move beyond its social media roots, so it's launching a massive new campaign starring Anna Wintour

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

MasterClass is an e-learning startup that has raised $136.4 million in funding since 2012. The company offers online courses with celebrities ranging from Carlos Santana to...
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Fearing ‘Spy Trains,' Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars

5 days ago   |   NY Times

A Chinese train maker, the world's largest, has contracts in Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston, but Congress may block it from securing any new contracts in the United States.
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One dead, two injured in Seattle subway station shooting

One dead, two injured in Seattle subway station shooting

6 days ago   |   New York Post

A shooting at a Seattle subway station has left one person dead and two injured, police told The Seattle Times. Two suspects were being sought early Sunday, officials said. The...
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New York and Milwaukee vary in approach to juvenile justice

6 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The walk from a subway station in Brooklyn, New York, to a secure facility for kids in the criminal justice system takes all of five minutes. The route passes by a laundromat...
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California and 22 states sue federal government over vehicle emissions...

California and 22 states sue federal government over vehicle emissions standards issue

Twenty-three states and other governments are challenging a Trump administration move regarding who can set auto emission standards. Read more ...

Woman convicted in boyfriend's texting suicide case denied parole

Woman convicted in boyfriend's texting suicide case denied parole

The woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages has been denied early release. Read more ...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

The mayor of America's largest city was one of the last major candidates to enter the race, but his progressive pitch never caught on in the crowded field. Read more ...

De Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race

De Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign. Read more ...

Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted'...

Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted' - here's what he ‘contributed' to 2020 campaign

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio has abandoned hopes for the Oval Office and called it quits on his 2020 presidential campaign, which consistently failed to crack one percent in... Read more ...

‘Storm Area 51' Spawns Festivals-And Disorder

‘Storm Area 51' Spawns Festivals-And Disorder

About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada - at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see... Read more ...

Ohio State legend, Heisman winner Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady dies at 85

Ohio State legend, Heisman winner Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady dies at 85

Cassady led the Buckeyes to a national title in 1954 and won the Heisman Trophy the following season. Read more ...

Dulce Alavez remains missing as search for 5-year-old stretches to fifth day

Dulce Alavez remains missing as search for 5-year-old stretches to fifth day

The search for missing 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez stretched into a 5th day Friday as investigators and relatives pleaded for any tips to help find the girl who vanished from... Read more ...

IPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 arrive...

IPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 arrive in stores

IPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 arrive in stores iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 went on sale at 8... Read more ...

Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL

Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL

Longtime Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi announced his retirement Friday after 13 seasons in the NHL. “I would like to thank all my coaches, family, friends and teammates for... Read more ...