Parts of the broken rail causing the derailment should have been repaired a year before the accident.
More than 2,000 additional people could ride the L train per hour with the improvements, the MTA said.
The assault happened near the Prospect Park stop on the B/Q line, police said.
The 29-year-old woman was thrown against a wall by a thief who was after her bag, police said.
A train malfunction at Grand Central Terminal disrupted 7 trains for Wednesday morning's commute.
Makeup artist Amanda Thesen shows how to get past the bad lighting and bumpy ride.
A hero barista, a late-night sauna party, oyster happy hours and more made news this week.
48th Precinct police have charged Kevin Darden with shoving Wai Kuen Kwok into the path of a D train.
The Riders Alliance is asking for greater frequency and better communication on the Eighth Avenue line.
Police are looking for the man who pushed Wai Kuen Kwok onto the tracks of a Concourse subway station.
Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer was released and the mayor missed a memorial because of "a rough night."
The long-delayed subway station in Lower Manhattan opened to the public at 5 a.m. on Nov. 10.
Smoke filled the 181st A and C train stations after a transformer malfunction on Friday afternoon.
A woman was attacked for her iPhone 5 at the Saint Lawrence Ave. station on Monday, police said.
The MTA workers were repairing the 4, 5 and 6 lines when they were burned, according to officials.
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