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How Subway Graffiti Has Transformed From Rolling Canvases To Rolling Billboards

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.12.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"If I had my way, I wouldn't put in dogs, but wolves," New York mayor Ed Koch suggested famously as a facetious proposal for releasing ferocious anima...

Meet The Workers Making Sure The NYC Subway Is Ebola-Free

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

The people who clean the subways might be New York City's unsung heroes. They work at all hours, power-washing urine from platforms, putting themselve...

Stop in the Name of Love - of Country

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The conduct of the New York State Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in rehabilitating the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge can only be described as anti-American.

Wall Street's Not Fretting About Sandy

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

* Stock, options markets shutting down Monday * Plan for Tuesday still up in the air * Banks prepare for storm, put key ...

23,400 Good Construction Jobs Coming to Los Angeles Metro

María Elena Durazo | Posted 04.02.2012 | Los Angeles
María Elena Durazo

While Washington, D.C. has been stuck in what amounts to a partisan traffic jam, unresponsive and unwilling to rebuild our national economy and infrastructure, we took matters into our own hands in Los Angeles.

Matt Sledge

Andrew Cuomo's 'Public-Private Partnerships' Can't Save The MTA, Advocates Say | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- When Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a $320-million reduction in the downstate payroll tax on Monday, the MTA, which runs New York City's sub...

10 Cities Where Americans Can't Get To Work

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: There are over 7.5 million households in the U.S. in which the residents do not own an automobile. Of course, these homes rely on ...

WATCH: MTA Selects New Musicians To Play Underground

Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

Take off your earphones New York--the MTA's chosen this year's class of subway buskers to fill your commute with all kinds of music. The Music Unde...

MTA To Replace MetroCards With New System

Posted 07.09.2011 | New York

MetroCards are on their way out, and their potential replacement is reminiscent of E-ZPass. From the Daily News: In a few years, subway riders c...

MTA Begins Process Of Phasing Out MetroCards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MetroCard's days are numbered. Though SecondAvenueSagas admits the process will take a while, the MTA will soon put out a request for proposals o...

10 Better Things To Spend $130 On Instead Of A MetroCard

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When we heard the MTA is considering raising monthly MetroCard prices to $130, that got us thinking: What would you be better off spending that hard-e...

$130 Monthly MetroCards?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What a difference a month makes. The MTA is mulling over a plan that would increase monthly MetroCard prices to $130. That's a $41 increase from th...

Today's Front Pages: August 24

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The top headlines. ...

Jay Walder, MTA Chief Buys $1.6 Million Condo

The New York Observer | Chloe Malle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"65 W 95 is superbly situated one block from Central Park, B/C/1/2/3 trains and cross-town bus." This is, appropriately, the first line of the Shares...

Near-Perfect Train Performance Questioned | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

By official accounts, 2009 was a banner year for the commuter railroads that serve New York City. Of all the trains that ran last year, the railroads ...

Man Falls Between Subway Cars, Rescued By Fellow Passengers | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS -- A man fell between the cars on a moving downtown 1 train and was rescued by fellow passengers who pulled him out of the gap Mon...

Today's Front Pages: July 20

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

News you can use. ...

UPDATE: Students March on the MTA Hearings

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Yesterday, as college students were walking out, teaching in and rallying at universities citywide and nationwide, thousands of local high school stud...

MTA, City & State to Students: Drop Dead

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Today, the MTA launches a whirlwind tour of public hearings citywide. These hearings will be the first of their kind since 585,000 student straphangers learned they would lose subsided fares.

MTA At Fault For Construction Delays: Citizen's Report | Michael M. Grynbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Construction is a constant in New York City's sprawling public transportation system, but riders often have little sense of what's being done, or when...