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Subway nickels. A survey of New York city"s transit problem

by Michigan Historical Reprint Series

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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11788083M
    ISBN 101418187828
    ISBN 109781418187828
    OCLC/WorldCa227404839

      Description: Your local New York Subway® Restaurant, located at West 34th St brings delicious ingredients and mouth-watering flavors in billions of sandwich, salad and wrap combinations to you. An alternative to traditional fast food, we offer freshly cut veggies, toppings, protein and freshly-baked bread to create perfect the meal with freshly baked cookies all at a great value!4/5(48). The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system that is in New York City, United is run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). It is one of the biggest rapid transit systems in the world, with stations. It has miles (or km) of routes on miles (or km) of New York City Subway almost never closes; the trains run 24 hours a day, 7 days a.

      The New York City subway, explained New York City’s iconic subway signs celebrated in a new, site-specific exhibit Bus-mounted cameras on 14th Street will crack down on scofflaw driversAuthor: Amy Plitt. The London Underground, or the Tube, serves stations throughout London. The New York City subway system has more than stations packed into an area of square miles ( square kilometers). In some areas, it seems like the subway is everywhere you look, even though you can't see its tunnels from the : Tracy V. Wilson.

      The E and the Q trains are rated the dirtiest lines in the New York City subway system in the latest survey by a rider advocacy group. The L line is rated the cleanest. Nearly three-quarters of New York City subway riders surveyed gave the Metropolitan Transportation Authority a ‘C’ grade, or lower, for overall service, according to a poll released by city.


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Subway nickels. A survey of New York city"s transit problem by Michigan Historical Reprint Series Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first subway line in New York City opened on Octo To celebrate the centennial of this event, the Johns Hopkins University Press presents a new edition of Gene Sansone's acclaimed book, Evolution of New York City ed under the auspices of New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority, this comprehensive account of the rapid transit system's design and /5(18).

Get this from a library. Subway nickels. A survey of New York city's transit problem submitted to Hon. John F. Hylan, mayor of the city of New York, and Board of estimate and apportionment of the city of New York. [Harry Allen Gordon; New York (N.Y.). Law Department.]. Subway nickels. A survey of New York city's transit problem Paperback – Decem by Michigan Historical Reprint Series (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, Decem Author: Michigan Historical Reprint Series. The Interborough Rapid Transit Subway, or IRT, was the first subway company in New York City. Even with elevated train lines springing up around the city, the need for an underground rapid transit railroad was obvious as a solution to street congestion and to assist development in outlying areas.

On Octothe first IRT subway line. New York City subway construction (The New York Public Library) The s-era Brightliners, those stainless-steel C-train cars, break down constantly—ev miles on. The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

Opened inthe New York City Subway is one of the world's oldest public transit systems, one of the most-used, and the one with the most of lines: 36 lines, 28 services, (1 planned). On Jthe New York State Legislature created the New York City Transit Authority (now MTA New York City Transit) as a separate public corporation to manage and operate all city-owned bus, trolley, and subway routes.

Passengers originally paid for a subway ride with a ticket. (City Hall station, ). Turnstiles were introduced in the.

New York City may seem to be a place where everyone is a stranger, yet transit workers provide a human presence on a late-night bus or an empty subway platform.

Few of us give any thought to these invisible workers-until something goes wrong/5. Total fleet. As of Novemberthe New York City Subway has cars on the roster.

The system maintains two separate fleets of passenger cars: one for the A Division routes, the other for the B Division routes. All A Division equipment is approximately 8 feet 9. Rosy founded Books on the Subway in NYC inafter learning about Books On The Underground in London. She moved from Lebanon in and has always been an avid reader and book enthusiast.

She’s the ultimate Harry Potter fan, and is on a mission to. Introduction. The subway is the backbone and circulatory system of New York City. It is among the most extensive and well-trafficked subway systems in the world, carrying millions of riders each day to work, to school, to appointments, to cultural events, and to thousands of other activities that could never be sustained without robust mass transit.

The New York City Board of Transportation, a predecessor to the New York City Transit Authority, began to introduce replacements to older subway cars beginning with the R12 cars in With these cars, numbers were publicly designated to the former IRT lines.

Lexington–Jerome trains were assigned the number 4. Byall cars had the Northern end: Woodlawn. The first underground line was a resounding success. Calls for expansion began immediately. On the New York Times ran an article “Subway Extension Plans” which said that the subway “beyond all expectation proved successful, and its operation is so profitable that private capital to the apparent amount of $, now appears at the council table of the Rapid Transit Author: Carmen Nigro.

This HTML edition corrected from OCR provided by the Making of America Project at the University of Michigan, with permission. The original page images and OCR for this book can be found at University of Michigan Digital Library, Rapid transit in New York city and in the other great cities./ New York Chamber of Commerce., Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library   Riding the NYC subway is interesting to say the least, and this will become even clearer in the below vignettes.

Note that while not discussed in this particular blog post, I’ve also met myriad amazing New Yorkers riding the train and have loads of fun.

The 6 Lexington Avenue Local and Pelham Bay Park Express are two rapid transit services in the A Division of the New York City route emblems, or "bullets", are colored forest green since they use the IRT Lexington Avenue Line in Manhattan. A problem at a single station has the ability to muck up subway service for an entire day; on Ap for example, the Seventh Avenue station in Author: Amy Plitt.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York City’s subway and bus system, is nixing “ladies and gentlemen” from its regularly-scheduled announcements, and opting for gender.

The New York City Subway, scoliotic backbone of the country’s most powerful urban economy, is snapping. On-time performance has dropped from 85 percent in to 63 percent today. As New York City evolved and changed into the cosmopolitan city it is today, so did the transit lines connecting the city to the boroughs and Long Island.

Here are 12 subway and rail lines that. Thanks for all the interest in the car assignments. Just a couple of points: 1) These are the official car assignments lists for particular as it is today with random cars appearing on lines despite the assignments (s on the, 68s on the and), there were likely times when cars not assigned to a line ran on said more so during the dark days when car reliability was at.

New York's Subways Getting Dirtier, Survey Says. a spokesman for New York City Transit, said subway cars are typically cleaned several times a day at .Even as late asthe subways had space to absorb New York’s new workers.

Now, they’re full, and most residents of the South Bronx don’t have other options.