In the NY Times: Subway Platform Barriers Will Be Tested at 3 N.Y.C. Stations

For years, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority had resisted calls to install the platform barriers that are used in subway systems around the globe to block access to tracks, citing the “special complexities” of bringing such technology to a more than century-old system not designed for it.

But on Wednesday, more than a month after a woman was shoved to her death in front of a train at the Times Square subway station, transit officials reversed course and said they would move to test such barriers.

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