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Keith Richard tried to flee on foot, but was arrested soon after for attempted murder, police said.
"You gotta do something about that, Mr. Mayor," Sanders joked to de Blasio about the wait for the train.
The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, E, D, F, J, M, N, Q and R lines will all be affected.
Local groups are pitching in to sponsor the rides up to $15 ride per trip.
The rerouted line now includes a layover where passengers have complained of being charged twice.
The city received more than $13 billion in federal aid, the largest share of the Hurricane Sandy funds.
Makers of beer, liquor and wine will no longer be able to buy ads in subway stations.
The Independent Budget Office recently measured delays during the morning rush for the past five years.
The barriers would prevent people from jumping or falling onto the tracks, officials said.
"For us, the subway has always been in a state of emergency," one disability advocate said.
The MTA says it will stop paying for the emergency repair plan at the end of January.
The old system will be fully phased out by 2023.
The beam hit his cherry picker and flung him to the road below, witnesses said.
Luis Maldonado, 27, is facing forcible touching charges after grabbing a woman last month in Woodside.
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