FLATBUSH/DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Two teens were assaulted at MTA stations last month in two separate incidents. The first assault happened at approximately 11:30am on Thursday, August 17 at the Church Avenue station in Flatbush. The 15-year-old female victim was waiting for a Q train on the southbound platform when
Photo: Flickr Creative CommonsThe MTA announced it will be improving…how we hear about regular delays. At a board meeting on June 19, MTA officials discussed a plan to replace many pre-recorded messages straphangers hear on the trains with live announcements informing passengers about delays, according to news outlets. This
More violence on the subways. On Saturday, May 20, a woman riding the Q train was beaten unconscious by a crazed homophobe, the New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/anti-lgbt-bigot-turns-q-train-ride-nightmare-couple-article-1.3193042] reports. At approximately 7:30pm, a 24-year-old woman and her girlfriend were sitting on a
(Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)[Update 4/24: RentHop has since looked into the discrepancy in rents between the Ft. Hamilton Parkway, Church Ave, and Ditmas Ave stops and printed this retraction: “The buildings from the listings on East 2nd Street are actually in East Village and were incorrectly listed
/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/212-17-BTRS-71-PCT-TD32-12-10-16.mp4 Cops are searching for five men suspected of punching a straphanger on the Q train near Prospect Park in December. The victim, a 56-year-old man, saw the suspects harassing an elderly man aboard the southbound Q train near the Prospect Park station on Saturday,
(Photo courtesy michaeldeitsch / flickr)While some people will be rejoicing, others will be cursing out the MTA this holiday weekend and beyond, and here’s why: Manhattan-bound Q trains will be skipping Parkside Avenue, Beverley Road, Cortelyou Road, and Avenues H, J and M stops from Friday until Tuesday morning.