To prevent subway accidents, the MTA is planning to launch new measures that include platform barriers, lighting, sensors and cameras
NYC Subway accidents are on the rise and recently more subways have been delayed because of people standing on the tracks. As a result the MTA recently announced that its recently created “Trespasser Task Force” is working on several pilot projects to prevent people from getting on the tracks or being pushed on them.
The main project and the most expensive one is the pilot installation of platform barriers at 3 stations:
- On the 7 line platform in Time Square