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MTA to Add Three Elevators at Borough Hall Station

Gothamist reports that the MTA plans major changes to the Borough Hall subway station: At Brooklyn’s busy Borough Hall station, MTA officials . . . seek approval for a separate $106 million contract to add three new elevators, work to reduce the gap between platforms and train cars, and other infrastructure improvements. The construction will […]

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Clark Street Elevator Repairs on Hold; MTA to do Borough Hall First

We’ve seen some questions on Open Thread Wednesdays, and heard them in on line conversations with friends: when will the MTA proceed with replacement of the Clark Street elevators? Just this February the MTA announced that the Clark Street subway station would close for eight months while all three aged, breakdown prone elevators are replaced, […]

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Woman Foils Would-Be Killer at Borough Hall Station

As reported by Gothamist, the recent rash of subway slashings and other acts of random violence continued locally yesterday evening at about 8:00 on the Manhattan bound 4 and 5 platform at Borough Hall as a man tried to shove a 27 year old woman onto the track in the path of a train. The […]

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Borough Hall station part of Wall Street protests this afternoon

As part of it’s “Day of Action”, the Occupy Wall Street movement has announced plans for an Occupy the Subways program, starting this afternoon at 3 PM. Their website states: We will start by Occupying Our Blocks! Then throughout the five boroughs, we will gather at 16 central subway hubs and take our own stories […]

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FDNY Emergency Drill on Montague This Evening

From NotifyNYC: FDNY in conjunction with the New York City Transit Authority will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise at the Montague Street Subway Station [sic: presumably this means the Borough Hall/Court Street station] located at Court and Montague Streets in Brooklyn between 7:00 PM and 11:00 PM tonight. During this time, Montague Street […]

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