Two photos sum up how subway disruptions are affecting New York commuters on a regular basis:

Fire on A train, switched to 1. More delays. Now 168 st. station packed w/people trying to get in elevators. WTF @NYGovCuomo @NYCMayor @NY1 pic.twitter.com/iwibqgTq8c

— Natalie Brito (@NatalieHBrito) July 17, 2017

A track fire at the 145th street station caused major delays along the A, B, C, and D subway lines on Monday morning.

But the disruption also caused severe overcrowding on subway platforms as stranded commuters attempted to switch from the A to the 1:

A train suspended due to track fire. No. 1 station so crowded we can’t even get to platform. pic.twitter.com/zS0tJAO92D

— Emma G. Fitzsimmons (@emmagf) July 17, 2017

yoooooo 1 train is insanity rn lmaooooooo pic.twitter.com/3dXyPPFAcn

— eleanor rigby (@robokitty99) July 17, 2017

Lines were also lengthy for commuters attempting to take the bus as an alternative:

@NYGovCuomo @BilldeBlasio @MTA @c_pichardo @ydanis @JMartinezNYC This is the scene at 145th waiting for the M4 bus. pic.twitter.com/toQedygeD0

— Ryan Mensing (@ryan_mensing) July 17, 2017

Lyft prices skyrocketed:

#mymorningcommute #sucks @MTA trains are on fire @lyft charge …read more


Source:: Businessinsider – Finance

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