1 Train Screwed Through the Weekend
amNY charges that water leaks and resulting flood damage were ignored by the MTA for years. They are told that all deep stations like 181st Street have the problem, and that "residents sometimes use umbrellas to keep dry"...
"People of The Bronx persevere," Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz tells Fox News. He says that his district "all too often gets short-changed" by the MTA, but calls for better maintenance throughout the system, even though the agency is cutting back.
Who's next? It may be a while before the new South Ferry station suffers the inevitable result of its already noted water leaks, but given the heavy rainfall this summer, expect one of the older 1 stops to have a similar incident before autumn. Photo (cc) striatic.