According to one report that was found along with internal documents, there is an explanation for the subway’s declining performance that is different than the one MTV leaders have told the public. The reason for the subway’s slower performance might not be budget cuts or crowds, but instead it might be self-imposed by the MTA. This imposition seems to have been in response to an accident that happened two decades ago.
It appears that the trains could be slower because they slowed the trains down. So, even though there is an $836 million dollar Subway Action Plan in place, it might not be addressing the actual delays that are frequent.
The performance of the subway has been going downhill for many years.
It might be because of an accident that happened in 1995 that caused the death of a train operator and injured over fifty passengers. It is alleged that after this incident the trains were slowed down because they were going too fast for emergency braking.
If you were injured in a subway accident or an accident involving the MTA, you could receive financial compensation. If the accident was caused by the negligent actions of a driver or of the MTA itself, they could be held liable for the damages. For help with a personal injury claim in New York, contact Frekhtman & Associates at (212) 222-1111.
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