The additional service is set to start in December, the agency said.
The new system would likely have prevented a deadly Dec. 2013 Metro-North crash, Cuomo said.
The assault took place aboard a Manhattan-bound A train, police said.
A fight broke out between two commuters just before 5 p.m. at the Bleecker Street stop, witnesses said.
The mayor says the area is one of the densest in the city not directly served by a subway line.
MTA needs capital funding to keep up with demands placed on the aged system by increased ridership.
Gunfire in East Harlem struck one man in the foot and sent a bus full of passengers reeling.
Subway announcer defies the rules of grammar in slightly shorter announcement at 5 train stop.
A telling tweet sums up the beauty and irony of city life all in one image.
The victim's condition was not immediately clear, and B, C, A and D lines were affected, the FDNY said.
Here's how to get around in the subway system for the weekend of April 17-19.
The cyclist hit the bus near the intersection of Driggs Avenue and South Fifth Street, police said.
The woman walked out into traffic between two cars, MTA officials said Friday afternoon.
The 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, J, M, N, Q and R trains are slated for service disruptions this weekend.
A subway performer violently bangs his head against the subway car ceiling while busting a move.
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