'It's A Waste Of Resources': Videos Show NYPD Arresting People For Farebeating
Despite a drop in arrests, two videos shot on Friday show that the NYPD is still detaining people for the crime of fare evasion.
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 5:39 PM
Charges Of Racial Profiling After Two Harlem Straphangers Were Issued Summonses For Fare Evasion
Following at least two cases of turnstile jumping at the same Harlem subway station, the Legal Aid Society is calling for an investigation of the NYPD for targeting minority neighborhoods for fare evasion enforcement.
Updated: Mar 4, 2019 5:08 PM
Harlem Man Beats Summons For Turnstile Jumping After MetroCard Data Proves His Innocence
John Tran is now suing the city and the NYPD for violating his civil rights, and to shine a spotlight on what he says is the NYPD's unconstitutional and racist fare evasion enforcement.
Updated: Mar 4, 2019 1:08 PM
Councilman Sues City, NYPD Over Failure To Publish Subway Fare Evasion Data
"The balancing of the public safety, anti-discrimination, and transparency interests inherent in the City Law is not for the NYPD to decide."
Updated: Sep 20, 2018 1:48 PM
Subway Policing In New York City Still Has A Race Problem
As the NYPD slows arrests for fare evasion, neighborhoods of color remain a target.
Updated: Nov 14, 2018 10:44 AM
De Blasio & City Council Reportedly Nearing Deal On Half-Price MetroCards For Poor NYers
$106 million from the city's budget would go toward providing half-price subway and bus rides to those living under the federal poverty.
Updated: Jun 8, 2018 11:40 AM
Report: Poor Black Brooklynites Most Likely To Be Arrested For Turnstile Jumping
"We're all for decriminalizing, but that's a bandaid," one of the report's authors said.
Updated: Oct 16, 2017 5:26 PM
Hapless Teen Somehow Gets Stuck ON TOP OF Full-Height Subway Turnstile
A teenager managed to get stuck in a subway turnstile on Tuesday, somehow wedging himself atop one of those egg slicer gates, while unwittingly posing for a Frank Reynolds-style Instagram photo.
Updated: Sep 27, 2017 12:21 PM
De Blasio: Turnstile Jumping Is 'Not An Economic Issue' For NYers Who Get Arrested
"They have money on them, so it's not an economic issue from everything we can see."
Updated: Aug 9, 2017 5:09 PM
Can Turnstile Jumping Be Prosecuted 'Kindly'?
Some District Attorneys have pledged to prosecute fewer NYers for fare evasion.
Updated: Jul 17, 2017 6:14 PM
Manhattan DA Will End Criminal Prosecution Of Fare Beaters This Fall
Police will be encouraged to give summonses instead of arresting turnstile jumpers, starting in September of this year, the DA's office announced today.
Updated: Jun 30, 2017 4:24 PM
NYPD Commissioner Admits Turnstile Jumpers Could Be Deported
Pressed by a City Council member during a budget hearing, James O'Neill admitted that a turnstile jumping arrest could get an immigrant deported.
Updated: Mar 31, 2017 9:52 PM
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