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    New York City police are searching for a man who fatally stabbed another passenger in the neck while riding the subway early Sunday. The suspect, who was captured on surveillance footage covered in the victim's blood, stabbed the 32-year-old straphanger in the neck on the No. 2 train before fleeing the scene. The fatal incident comes as New York City experiences a surge in crime, specifically in the subway system.   From the week of November 8 to November 14, transit crimes skyrocketed by 140 percent from the same week in 2020. In the last 28 days, transit crime went up 45 percent from the same period last year, with 186 crimes reported.   According to the NYPD's latest monthly numbers, overall crime was up 11.2 percent last month compared with October 2020. Robbery was up by 15.8 percent and felony assault rose by 13.8 percent.  New York City police are searching for a man (pictured) who fatally stabbed another passenger in the neck while riding the subway early Sunday The suspect, who was captured on surveillance footage covered in the victim's blood,...
    A victim was stabbed in the stomach in a tourist-heavy area near Penn Station on Saturday before the suspect then allegedly fled in an SUV which crashed. The victim, whose identity was not revealed, was slashed by the armed suspect around 3 p.m. near 35th Street and 8th Avenue in the Midtown neighborhood of Manhattan, a spokesperson for the NYPD told DailyMail.com. The suspect and victim had been in a dispute before the slashing, police said. Afterwards, the suspect fled in a car that crashed into a wall before slamming into a building just a few blocks over at West 39th Street and 8th Avenue. The driver then fled again on foot and cops are still searching for him.  A victim was stabbed in the stomach in a tourist-heavy area near Penn Station on Saturday before the suspect then allegedly fled in an SUV which crashed The suspect and victim had been in a dispute before the slashing, police said A security worker who witnessed the crash said in a video uploaded to the Citizen App...
    New York : The controversial clock was added at the end Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy From the January 1 New York has one of the few great reasons to celebrate amid the pandemic that has caused death, population exodus and many business closures: the reopening of a Penn Station that for years was condemned to neglect. But also there was at least one tragedy en route to that remodel: in the final stage, when the pandemic was just beginning, on March 17 executive Michael Joseph Evans Palacio hanged himself, apparently a victim of exhaustion and insomnia due to the pressures of the great work schedule. Evans was born in Cali (Colombia), but his family moved to Dallas (Texas) when he was just a baby. At the time of his death he had just turned 40 and was already president of the public-private consortium Moynihan Station Development Corp. He had spent most of his career converting the “James A. Farley” post office into the gleaming, bright, newly opened train station at a cost of...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined an ambitious vision for public sector redevelopment - including major renovations of Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal - during day four of his State of the State address.Citing New York's long history of spearheading major public works projects, Cuomo announced an ambitious $306 billion infrastructure improvement program, which he called the largest ever undertaken by any state in the nation."Building new projects, enhancing public life, lifts people's spirits," Cuomo said, adding that only the public sector can build the common foundation for a region's economic growth.At the center of the planned project is a new Midtown West transit hub, to be created on 140 acres in Manhattan.The transit-oriented development will continue to rebuild and reimagine Penn Station following the January 1st opening of the Moynihan Train Hall.Leveraging federal funds, Cuomo said, the state will acquire an additional block south of Penn Station, allowing the addition of eight more tracks to the station's existing 21 tracks.The so-called Empire Station Project also calls for the addition of two new tunnels under...
    After decades of planning, Penn Station's Moynihan Train Hall is open to the public in New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who oversaw the project's completion, cut a ribbon revealing the 255,000-square-foot hub to the public in a ceremony on New Year's Day. Penn Station and Moynihan Train Hall, which will service Amtrak and LIRR as well as some limited New Jersey Transit lines, will operate as a single complex. According to Amtrak's website, "Amtrak customers will be directed to use Moynihan Train Hall as Amtrak’s 'front door' for boarding trains although access to and from Amtrak trains will always be maintained through New York Penn station." The $1.6 billion project was nearly 30 years in the making. The idea of converting the century-old James A. Farley Post Office into a transit hub was originally conceived by Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, whose name the station bears. The new train hall boasts several modern features including an open, spacious concourse and a 92-foot-high skylight. "Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan was a man of true vision. He saw the potential in an underutilized...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- For the MTA, the new year started off with the grand opening of the $1.6 billion Moynihan Train Hall.This week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials cut the ribbon on the gleaming new train hub.The Moynihan Train Hall is part of the repurposing of the old Farley Post Office building, once New York's main postal center, which connects to Penn Station under Eighth Avenue.It's named after late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who pushed for the project in the 1990s."It's glorious it's spectacular I knew Senator Moynihan and this is very emotional for me personally to see this. I knew how much this meant to him," Long Island resident Paul Moravec said.Cuomo called the project "an extraordinary accomplishment" that began construction in 2017 and finished during the COVID-19 pandemic,a feat in itself.Amtrak will move its baggage area, ticket offices, and ticketed waiting area there, and the Long Island Rail Road will use the 255,000-square-foot space as well.The effect will be to reduce crowding at Penn Station and offer a striking contrast to that facility's dingy, windowless expanse."I...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- For the MTA, the new year started off with the grand opening of the $1.6 billion Moynihan Train Hall.This week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials cut the ribbon on the gleaming new train hub.The Moynihan Train Hall is part of the repurposing of the old Farley Post Office building, once New York's main postal center, which connects to Penn Station under Eighth Avenue.It's named after late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who pushed for the project in the 1990s."It's glorious it's spectacular I knew Senator Moynihan and this is very emotional for me personally to see this. I knew how much this meant to him," Long Island resident Paul Moravec said.Cuomo called the project "an extraordinary accomplishment" that began construction in 2017 and finished during the COVID-19 pandemic,a feat in itself.Amtrak will move its baggage area, ticket offices, and ticketed waiting area there, and the Long Island Rail Road will use the 255,000-square-foot space as well.The effect will be to reduce crowding at Penn Station and offer a striking contrast to that facility's dingy, windowless expanse."I...
    By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on a gleaming new train hub that will give travelers an alternative to cramped, dingy Penn Station across the street. The Moynihan Train Hall takes up 255,000 square feet (23,690 square meters) of what formerly served as a mail sorting and loading area in the James A. Farley Post Office building, once New York’s main postal center from the early 20th century. Amtrak and the Long Island Rail Road will use the new hall, which connects to Penn Station under Eighth Avenue to the east and provides access from Ninth Avenue to the west and to the Eighth Avenue subway. It’s named after late New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a public transit advocate who pushed for the project in the 1990s. In contrast to Penn Station's subterranean network of claustrophobic, windowless hallways and concourses, the new train hall is spacious and illuminated by a 92-foot-high skylight featuring more than an acre of glass. At Wednesday’s ribbon-cutting, Cuomo called the $1.6...
    (Reuters) - A new $1.6 billion train hall at New York City's Penn Station will be unveiled to the public on Wednesday, significantly expanding North America's busiest train terminal amid a public transit crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The construction of a new concourse in the iconic Farley Post Office building across Eighth Avenue from Penn Station had been talked about for decades before being set on a concrete path by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2016. The 255,000 square-foot Moynihan Train hall, named for the late U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who championed the project, will serve passengers on Amtrak and the Long Island Rail Road when it opens for business on Jan. 1, 2021. Featuring a 92-foot high glass skylight and a lounge for nursing mothers, the new facility is designed to provide more space for the notoriously congested transit hub, which served some 650,000 people daily before the pandemic. In a statement on Sunday, Cuomo hailed the project as a "shot of hope" amid the dark days of the pandemic and said its completion was...
    By Gabriella Borter NEW YORK (Reuters) - A few dozen travelers got off a train from Miami at New York City's Penn Station on Thursday and were greeted by a team of public health workers and mayoral office staff who handed them informational fliers about the state's new COVID-19 quarantine rules. The team, comprised of Mayor Bill de Blasio's public engagement unit and the city's COVID-19 Test & Trace Corps, were running a "checkpoint" starting at Penn Station on Thursday to ensure that visitors from any of the 35 states on New York's travel advisory were aware of the 14-day quarantine mandate. Their measure aims to keep the infection rate low in the city, formerly the epicenter of the nation's epidemic in the spring with thousands of new cases per day. Matthew Joseph, 46, getting off the train from Miami, said he had not been aware of the quarantine order when he boarded. "I'm not as much of a believer on a lot of this stuff, but I follow whatever's necessary to accommodate everyone else," he said. Checkpoint staff handed...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Transit and Amtrak lines between Penn Station New York and Newark Penn Station have resumed after being suspended in both directions due to the Portal Bridge stuck in an open position.Officials say the bridge failed to close properly around 9:50 a.m."Amtrak engineering forces are on the scene actively working to make repairs as quickly and safely as possible," NJ Transit state. "Trains are being held clear of the bridge so Amtrak and NJT customers should expect delays traveling between New York and New Jersey, in both directions."Midtown Direct service is being diverted to Hoboken. NJ Transit tickets/passes are being cross-honored by PATH at Hoboken, Newark Penn Station and 33rd St. and NJ Transit and private carrier buses.A renovation of the 110-year-old structure will be fully-funded by the federal government.Officials say the nearly $2 billion project that had been plagued by delays caused by red tape.The new bridge will speed up train service along the northeast corridor between Boston and Washington, D.C.EMBED More News Videos The new bridge will speed up train service along the...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Transit and Amtrak lines between Penn Station New York and Newark Penn Station are suspended in both directions due to the Portal Bridge stuck in an open position.Officials say the bridge failed to close properly around 9:50 a.m."Amtrak engineering forces are on the scene actively working to make repairs as quickly and safely as possible," NJ Transit state. "Trains are being held clear of the bridge so Amtrak and NJT customers should expect delays traveling between New York and New Jersey, in both directions."Midtown Direct service is being diverted to Hoboken. NJ TRANSIT tickets/passes are being cross-honored by PATH at Hoboken, Newark Penn Station and 33rd St. and NJ TRANSIT and private carrier buses.Replacement of the century-old Portal Bridge with a higher-clearance fixed span that does not open and close is an essential element of the Gateway Program which will provide modern, reliable infrastructure for intercity and commuter customers traveling between Newark, NJ and New York Penn Station.----------* More New Jersey news* Send us a news tip* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news...
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