A blind man and his seeing eye dog fell in front of an arriving subway train in Harlem Tuesday — and miraculously survived. Continue Reading →
A fatal Metro-North train derailment Sunday on a corridor between New York and Albany disrupted service as many travelers were returning from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and was expected to complicate Monday’s commute for residents along the line between New York and Poughkeepsie. Continue Reading →
A Metro North train bound for New York City derailed along the Hudson River early Sunday, killing at least four people and injuring 63, including 11 critically, fire officials said. Continue Reading →
Police arrested a homeless man Saturday on charges of pushing a 72-year-old man onto subway tracks in Harlem Friday. Continue Reading →
The transportation committee of CB 11 voted to bring the complete street design for First Avenue, shown here in the East Village, to East Harlem. Continue Reading →
The Negro Motorist Green Book was a publication released in 1936 that served as a guide for African-American travelers. Because of the racist conditions that existed from segregation, blacks needed a reference manual to guide them to integrated or black-friendly establishments. That’s when they turned to “The Negro Motorist Green Book: An International Travel Guide” by a Harlem postal employee and civic leader named Victor H. Green and presented by the Esso Standard Oil Company. Originally provided to serve Metropolitan New York, the book received such an alarming response, it was spread throughout the country within one year. The catch phrase was “Now we can travel without embarrassment.” Continue Reading →
The MTA report said this week there had been a rush to get crucial safety checks done on the subway, but investigators said the reports were either made up, delayed or skipped altogether.
…report found that inspectors had falsified thousands of subway signal inspections… Continue Reading →