Public Safety and Transportation

 
 

Subway Safety

Subways can be very crowded, always have your eyes open.

Subways are a New York City way of life. They are fast and can get you almost anywhere in the city. Most lines run 24 hours a day, and with caution and common sense, it can be a safe trip.

  • During non-rush hours, wait for trains in the “off-hours waiting areas” established by the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
  • Ride in the center car, near the conductor, during non-rush hours.
  • Don’t fall asleep on the train
  • Whenever possible, travel with a friend
  • Stand away from the edge of the platform.
  • Do not display money or jewelry. 
  • Keep necklaces and rings out of sight.
  • Use main exits, especially at night.
  • Hold your handbag and other possessions securely.
  • Change cars if you are bothered by other passengers or feel uncomfortable.
  • Do not engage strangers in conversation.
  • Do not stand at the edge of the platform while waiting.
 

For further information, please contact:

Public Safety and Transportation
Levermore Hall, Suite 113
p – 516.877.3500 or dial "5" from any on-campus phone

Regular Office Hours
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday:  8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

After hours calls will be received by the  24-hour Public Safety Command Center in Levermore Hall, Suite 113.

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