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Articles about “turnstiles”

Update: Looks Like These Extra Subway Turnstiles Are Up For Grabs?

Update: Looks Like These Extra Subway Turnstiles Are Up For Grabs?

The stranded turnstiles, pictured inside Nassau Avenue's G train stop, would really tie the room together. (Courtesy Jess Kallberg) Update Below: Subway turnstiles are typically supposed to serve a purpose. You go through them to get...

NYC's Subway Innovator Has Some Tired Old Ideas About Fare Evasion

NYC's Subway Innovator Has Some Tired Old Ideas About Fare Evasion

(Gothamist) Before wrapping up his first year as president of the New York City Transit Authority, transportation guru Andy Byford declared war on fare-evaders, partially blaming them for the agency's deep financial woes. At an MTA...

MTA To James Murphy: Forget Musical Turnstiles, Audition To Become A Subway Performer!

MTA To James Murphy: Forget Musical Turnstiles, Audition To Become A Subway Performer!

Original photo by Bitchcakes After we found out that James Murphy had an idea to improve the city's underground by making the subway turnstile noises less terrible sounding and more arpeggiated, we contacted the MTA to...

MTA Layoffs Mean Dirty Turnstiles, More Card Errors

MTA Layoffs Mean Dirty Turnstiles, More Card Errors

Flickr user Mike Dillingham The consequences of the MTA layoffs just keep getting better. Whereas turnstiles used to get cleaned every day with alcohol-soaked cards, dirt and dust may start to build up now that many...

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