NYC Transit: Train delays have increased in 2 years

New Metropolitan Transportation Authority figures show that train delays have increased over the past two years.According to MTA statistics, the delays went up 44 percent.

THE BRONX - New Metropolitan Transportation Authority figures show that train delays have increased over the past two years.

According to MTA statistics, the delays went up 44 percent. The MTA cites riders holding the doors open as the number one reason for delays.

The MTA also blames some of the delays on sick straphangers. According to statistics, the amount of sick riders delaying trains rose from 409 to 591.

Signal trouble was also cited by the MTA as a reason for delays.

The MTA has no immediate plans to address actual delay times. However, there are plans to add service to the 1, 4 and 6 lines to help ease congestion.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
Parents say a norovirus outbreak at P.S. 83 2 Norovirus at P.S. 83 Annex sickens over 100 students
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 4 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
Sophia Lamb, 44, was found by her mother 5 Woman found fatally stabbed in Co-op City

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE