Hero who nabbed NYC subway ‘saboteur’ awarded giant MetroCard, year of free rides – New York Post
It’ll go great with his giant wallet and keys.
A Manhattan straphanger who risked his life in an attempt to stop a subway derailment and nab the saboteur responsible was honored Wednesday by the MTA with a giant novelty MetroCard and a year of free swipes.
In a guest appearance at the agency’s monthly board meeting, Rikien Wilder received what chairman Pat Foye cracked was “the highest award the MTA can provide to a civilian.”
“It’s an extraordinary story of New York heroism,” said Foye of Wi…