'The Machinery Crunched & Collapsed On Itself': Busted Subway Escalator Adds Jolt Of Panic To Monday Morning Commutes
On Monday morning, a malfunctioning escalator at 5th Avenue and 53rd Street ground to a halt, sending some commuters tripping over one another as the machine's steel steps shredded and buckled.
Updated: Feb 26, 2019 9:47 AM
Seven Injured As Out-Of-Control Escalator 'Catapults' People At Atlantic Terminal Mall
A stationary escalator apparently suddenly started to move.
Updated: Jul 25, 2017 12:06 PM
Photo: Only One Working Escalator At WTC PATH Station
Happy Wednesday, PATH commuters!
Updated: Dec 3, 2014 8:36 AM
Arts & Entertainment
Just Take The Stairs If You're Going To Complain About Escalator Etiquette
Once you decide to get on that escalator, you are no longer in charge of what happens. You lose control. The person in front of you has the power.
Updated: Apr 4, 2017 4:59 PM
Woman Gets Hair Stuck In Subway Escalator After Fainting
A woman got her hair stuck in a subway escalator yesterday afternoon after fainting.
Updated: Jul 4, 2013 12:52 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Video: The Subway Escalator Is Not Your Exercise Machine
What happened to your shirt?
Updated: May 29, 2013 11:52 AM
What To Do When The Escalator Goes The Wrong Way? "Pray"
"The word pray comes to mind, because there’s really not much you can do," one escalator expert says.
Updated: Jan 8, 2013 11:42 AM
Video: 5 Hurt In Crazy PATH Station Escalator Accident
This video of today's freak escalator malfunction at Exchange Place seems to be a metaphor for Monday mornings everywhere.
Updated: Jan 7, 2013 4:19 PM
Enjoy Vertiginous Photos Of An Escalator Being Hoisted To Top Of 1 WTC
If you've ever wondered how "they" get escalators up to the tops of skyscrapers, well, you've got a very wide-ranging curiosity, don't you?
Updated: Dec 18, 2012 5:51 PM
Man Critically Injured After Falling 3 Stories From MetLife Stadium Escalator
Apparently a small stage help break his fall, preventing the man from hitting the concrete sidewalk.
Updated: Oct 22, 2012 12:34 PM
Even The MTA Thinks Its Elevators And Escalators Are A Mess
A draft report found by the Daily News uncovers just how messed up the MTA's elevators and escalators are...and just how bad it is at fixing them.
Updated: Jun 29, 2011 1:16 PM
Penn Station Escalator Suddenly Stops, Injures Three People
Penn Station escalators have been used in Moblers As if Penn
Updated: Apr 16, 2011 12:41 PM
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