#N12BK: NYC Transit chief holds Twitter Q&A

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Straphangers had the chance to speak directly to the man in charge of the New York City Transit system Thursday morning during a Twitter Q&A session.

NYC Transit President Andy Byford took questions about the city’s subway system for 90 minutes.

Some commuters asked why major renovations at shut-down stations are not being made handicap-accessible.

Byford responded that he is trying to establish how much it would cost to make the whole network accessible.

Byford responded to a plethora of other issues commuters are concerned about.

Next month's conversation will focus on the bus system and Access-A-Ride.

Byford joined the MTA in January. He used to hold Twitter conversation sessions when he was in charge of Toronto's transit system. 

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