Why a Midtown Power Failure Snarled Your Morning Commute

Subway experts said that aging infrastructure had made the system’s problems worse. Some stations date back more than 100 years. Some subway cars in use today were introduced when Lyndon B. Johnson was president. And some of the signal operations, particularly along the lettered lines, predate World War II, said Richard Barone, vice president for transportation at the Regional Plan Association.

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