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Countdown clocks, cellphone service are coming to more subway stations

The five-year, $29 billion improvement plan doesn't go as far as transportation advocates had hoped

Cuomo announced array of underground tech upgrades to the system, including Wi-Fi and improved signal technology

New York City subway riders will soon have access to Wi-Fi and cellphone service as part of a plan to upgrade an aging transit system that serves 9 million people daily.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo detailed the improvements Friday, saying the five-year, $29 billion plan will restore New York's legacy of building big for future generations.

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