I’m not sure why this caught my attention this morning, but it did.
As my train just approached, I looked up at the front of the train as it went past me. The train operator and I almost made eye contact. Then I saw the frame around his windshield.
Someone had tagged (graffiti) the window frame with [...]

The NYPD has been doing a sneaky sting operation lately in the subway. They leave a bag of goodies sitting by itself somewhere in the system, and wait for someone to pick it up. So a bag of electronics is left sitting near a bench or on a train seat. Somebody comes [...]

The NYPD has been doing a sneaky sting operation lately in the subway. They leave a bag of goodies sitting by itself somewhere in the system, and wait for someone to pick it up. So a bag of electronics is left sitting near a bench or on a train seat. Somebody comes [...]

Back in 2005, the MTA passed new regulation making it illegal to walk between train cars (using the end doors).  The new rule was created mainly out of safety concerns.  The MTA wanted to reduce the number of injuries and deaths resulting from people falling through to the tracks.
Recently, the transit cops have discovered a [...]

More photos of a man, suspected by police to have been involved in the murder of James Polcica, have been released.

Police think that this guy may have followed Polcica out of a near by 7-11 store.  There’s a $22,000 reward on the line.

WANTED: This Guy

Posted on April 5th, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in Crime

The NYPD released this photo today of a man wanted in connection with the shooting murder of an MTA employee.  James Plocica of Brooklyn was shot in the chest back on March 11th.
The police suspect that the reason for the shooting was robery.

I Spy

Posted on March 27th, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in Crime, This just in

 
Digital video cameras coming to a subway car near you.  Or maybe not.  Or yes.  But perhaps no.  Huh?
We still don’t think the MTA knows what they want to do yet, but they are starting to dip their toes in the water with this idea.
The MTA has asked some subway car manufacturers to investigate installing [...]

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