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NEW YORK (AP) – People late for school or work because of New York City subway delays can get notes from the transit agency to give to their teachers or bosses.
The New York City Transit division says it gives passengers the notes so they can prove they’re not lying about being delayed while riding the subway.
Passengers request the delay verification letters over the phone. NYC Transit verifies the date and time of the delay and sends an official note in the mail in one or two weeks. It mails 34,000 notes a year.