Subway-push deaths prompt calls for sliding platform doors to boost safety


    As reported by WPIX:

    If you’ve taken the subway chance are you’ve done it: Peaked out onto the subway tracks to see if your train is coming. Some commuters walk an even finer line along the yellow caution strip… living life out on the edge.

    But after Sunando Sen was pushed to his death while waiting for the 7 train last week. It was the 54th death on the subway system tracks this year.

    Queens lawmakers want improvements to commuters safety, like sliding doors to separate riders from the tracks.

    State Senator Jose Peralta and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer say enough is enough

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    Publication date: 
    Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 12:00