MTA Hero: Track maintenance Supervisor Joseph Depace works overnights for 29 years

Heather O'Rourke Image
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
MTA Hero: Track Maintenance Supervisor marks 29 years working the overnight shift
Joseph Depace oversees the overnight emergency response team.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- This week's MTA Hero is Joseph Depace, a Track Maintenance Supervisor with the New York City Transit in the Department of Subways.

Depace oversees the overnight emergency response team to make sure any issues are fixed for the morning rush, while also taking care of track repairs.

He has worked his entire 29-year career on the overnight shift.

Depace says he loves being in the middle of all the action and working with his colleagues to get the job done.


* Get Eyewitness News Delivered

* Follow us on YouTube

* More local news

* Send us a news tip

* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts

Submit a tip or story idea to Eyewitness News

Have a breaking news tip or an idea for a story we should cover? Send it to Eyewitness News using the form below. If attaching a video or photo, terms of use apply.