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June 2017

 

DISREPAIR

Stringer’s Audit Says MTA Late or Not-At-All

 

New Yorkers frequently see breakdowns of the MTA’s elevators and escalators, and a new audit released recently by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer examines why.

The audit found the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) did not perform all scheduled preventive maintenance on nearly 80 percent of the sampled escalators and elevators, and one-third of the MTA’s scheduled preventive maintenance assignments in the sample were completed late – if at all.

In addition, the MTA does not systematically track whether and how quickly all of the defects found in its elevators and escalators are corrected.

According to the audit the MTA’s failure to adhere to its own maintenance schedule and ensure that all defects are promptly corrected can pose safety risks for straphangers and threaten

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