Listen: Andy Byford, MTA, De Blasios discussed on The WOR Sports Zone with Pete McCarthy
"Stop complaining about the subway. Everybody MTA Andy Byford said, hey, it's getting better. It's getting better. The delays are going to be fewer and fewer and the system is going to be running. Really? Well, well, we shall see about that yesterday MTA chief Andy Byford, he's the English guy. The blase I don't think maybe met once or something like that de Blasios couldn't be bothered me with him. After got appointed. Remember that? Yeah. He said he came out and said, oh, I've never met the mayor. But I've been on the job for six or seven months, but I've never met the mayor. I'm sure this guy is lovely. But how do you have a guy with a British accent? Right. Exactly exactly with a British accent. Here's Andy Byford. He says. Yeah, we're doing a great job. Everything's coming along swimmingly every day and every night, a huge amounts of work is going on which makes things either Rian truly was sentenced to be was it should be. On masterpiece theatre. Not the subway running the underground in England in London. You know, they're saying that a major incidents are down. So those are meltdowns at delay. Fifty or more trains. They've dropped eleven percent. Hey, here's an interesting stat. I was just looking through all these stats. I find this fascinating. He claims subway trains are breaking down less frequently. So while I he says, they are turning the corner we all turning the corner where we need to turn it. But these things there is no panacea. You don't just click your fingers and undo decades of under-investment how many MTA chiefs use the word panacea. How many sages thick their fingers? Well, we all turning the corner. Even though I drive on the other side of the road. Click our fingers. Let me throw this stylus. Your now leaking come close on this. Okay. How far does a typical subway car travel between breakdowns? How? How far is a typical subway train travel be between breakdown go really low on this one the three three miles. I'll say five hundred and twenty two thousand miles. Well, let's there that. Exactly. And it's up from one hundred seventeen thousand in two thousand fifteen the typical subway car went one hundred and forty thousand what are you guys three bucks?."