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New York City Subway

Atheist Group Launches Godless Subway Ads

Huffington Post | Eve Attermann | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Are New York subway riders "good without God"? Starting next Monday, an alliance of local groups will begin a month-long subway advertising campai...

Najibullah Zazi: Police Briefly Lost Terror Suspect On Subway

newsday.com | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Investigators tailing suspected terrorist Najibullah Zazi early last month briefly lost him in the city subway system, heightening already mounting co...

eBook vs. Print: Why Did We Post This Photo?

Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Our News Editor, Marcus Barum, took this picture on the New York City subway, the F train. It wasn't staged--he snapped it with his iPhone on the way ...

Scary Transit Issues

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

What Halloween would be complete without the annual Straphangers Campaign trick o' treat of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority?

MTA: F Train Is Slowest, Dirtiest Of Them All

brooklynpaper.com | Gersh Kuntzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The F train is slower, dirtier and less reliable than other lines in the subway system, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority finally admitted in ...

MetroCard Message: Subtle Art

nytimes.com | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's latest large-scale public art project is being exhibited in an unlikely space: your wallet. On the back of seven million MetroCards distrib...

MTA At Fault For Construction Delays: Citizen's Report

nytimes.com | 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...

Sustainable Financing for Mass Transit in New York

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Cohen

One of the key elements of the New York City metro area's dynamism is its mass transit system. Destroy that critical infrastructure and you begin to destroy the entire region's economy.

Why New York Subway Chief's Congestion Pricing Idea Makes Cents

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Pasternack

The new MTA chief's big breakthrough could be a lower off-peak fare that could nudge more New Yorkers onto the subway on nights and weekends, and lessen the crush at rush hour.

New York City Subway Repairs Inconvenience Thousands On Columbus Day Weekend

nytimes.com | Glenn Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Columbus Day weekend has long marked a celebration of the arrival, in the Americas, of the great navigator. But instead, Sunday proved to be a tri...

Terror Timeline: How The Transit Terror Probe Unfolded

AP | CATHERINE TSAI and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DENVER — A timeline leading to the arrests of Najibullah Zazi, his father and an associate in a terror investigation, according to arrest warran...

I Swear This Has To Stop

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Watkins

In a place like New York City, where people are packed together so closely that private conversations can become community events, I see very little concern about having bad language overheard.

Subway Station Sights And Sounds To Undergo Redesign

New York Times | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Starting next year, the city's subterranean soundtrack -- a familiar overture of clanks, screeches, groans and beeps -- is poised to add a few noises ...

Subway Fare Jacked Up

nydailynews.com | By Irving Dejohn and Stephanie Gaskell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The price to ride the subway in New York City has been raised again, now from $2 to $2.25. New Yorkers feel they are being taken advantage of in this ...

Why I'm Raising Free-Range Kids

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lenore Skenazy

When I wrote a little column about letting my fourth-grader ride the subway solo from Bloomingdale's to 34th Street and from there, to take a bus by himself, home, it hit the proverbial "nerve."

Etiquette Enforcement

Ellis Henican | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ellis Henican

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has officially decided we're not polite enough. They should know, right?

HuffPost Reviews: Bob Dylan - Together Through Life / Playing For Change - Songs Around The World

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Together Through Life is a tonic whose pace is moderate, music is organic, lyrics are intelligent, and feel is refreshingly human.

Bridging the Transportation Gap

Louise Nelson Dyble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louise Nelson Dyble

When the government agency overseeing mass transit and the government agency building highways are distinct and uncoordinated, they compete for money, and the public loses.

Three NYC Police Officers Surrender In Brooklyn Sodomy Case

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A police officer warned a tattoo parlor worker that if he reported being sodomized with a baton during an arrest at a subway station,...

GM and OnStar -- Pushing Our Privacy Envelope?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Next time you buy a new car, ask the salesperson about the "black box."

Gas Prices Causing Surge Of Mass Transit Riders

New York Times | CLIFFORD KRAUSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the price of gas approaching $4 a gallon, more commuters are abandoning their cars and taking the train or bus instead. Mass transit systems aro...