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NYPD Scouring Subway For Missing 14-Year-Old With Autism

Posted 10.08.2013 | New York

Police have been frantically combing the city's subway tunnels in search of Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old boy who has autism and is mute. Accordin...

How I Learned to Relax and Enjoy the Ride

Kyle McMahon | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Kyle McMahon

My worst fear about that situation had come and gone without a hitch. I had built all of that fear and anxiety up for nothing. I had told myself that disaster was just a squeaky wheel away and completely missed the opportunity to relax and enjoy the ride as Andrew had.

NYC Subway Cleaner Catches Mugger, Redefines Everyday Hero

Posted 09.25.2013 | Good News

A New York City subway cleaner says she was just doing her job, but we're pretty sure "catching criminals" was not an MTA requirement. Nevertheles...

WATCH: What Was It Like To Ride The Subway In 1905?

Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

Basically, fewer rats, less graffiti, more top hats. This 1905 short gem, which we spotted on Peta Pixel, was captured less than a year after the ...

Beat the Heat. (No, Really, Please Beat It.)

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York
Claudia Zelevansky

The city in the summer is a special case. If you have ever spent more than 30 seconds on a subway platform during rush hour in August, you will know of what I speak.

It's Time to Address New York's Growing Gridlock

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Today, congestion is costing the New York region more than $13 billion a year in lost productivity from time spent in traffic jams, wasted fuel, higher operating costs, and vehicle maintenance.

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The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York

Rejoice, surfers and Rockaway residents! The MTA will resume regular A train subway service to the Rockaways, which was suspended after the line was d...

A Tourist's Guide to the New York City Subway System, or How Not To Be A D**K

Kyle Shamberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy
Kyle Shamberg

The best approach is to stare blankly straight ahead at a fixed point roughly 10-12 inches above the other passengers' heads. If you're feeling slightly more adventurous -- after all, you are on vacation -- you can always pretend to read one of the text-heavy advertisements over and over.

A 24 Hour New York City Subway Ride

Thomas A. Shakely | Posted 06.24.2013 | New York
Thomas A. Shakely

Where I'm heading is everywhere and, well, nowhere. I'm started what on Twitter I'll call #24onMTA, and in real life describe as an experience in endurance. I'm riding the New York City subway for 24 hours straight, with no plan other than to just go.

Top 5 Videos of the Week: Presented by UCB Comedy

UCB Comedy | Posted 06.01.2013 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

It is not, the "United Christians Brigade," as my mother calls it. Close, but not quite. The Upright Citizens Brigade is the ultimate hub of comedic talent, a religion for some, and a cult classic for the young at heart.

The Subway Map Of The Future Is -- A Touchscreen?

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

The subway map of the future may be a touchscreen -- but after a week, we bet it won't be pretty. In September 2011, the MTA installed high-tech t...

Smelling the New York City Roses

Simi Lichtman | Posted 05.14.2013 | New York
Simi Lichtman

Today, I did the New York City equivalent of stopping to smell the roses: I stopped to listen to the train station musicians. I had 20 minutes until my train, and there were a couple of men sitting in Penn station playing beautiful music.

Hate the Fare Hike? Act Now to Stop Another in 2015

Charlene Obernauer | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Charlene Obernauer

None of these solutions are going to be easy wins, and none of them are going to be complete fixes. But we can't scapegoat the honest salaries and earned benefits of hardworking people.

Gay NYC Subway Passenger Who Confronted Homophobic Preacher Speaks Out

Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The gay New York subway passenger who became a viral sensation after footage of him standing up to a preacher spewing a homophobic rant says he initia...

Matt Sledge

Will New York City's Next Mayor Ride The Subway?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

New York transit advocates have a pretty simple wish list for the city's next mayor: More money, more buses. Whether they will see their dreams fulfil...

Melissa Jeltsen

Activist Arrested For Protesting Anti-Muslim Ad Speaks Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

Mona Eltahawy meets me in Harlem at one of her favorite bars, the place she goes to watch and enthusiastically live-tweet soccer matches. We sit outsi...

PHOTOS: 'No Pants Subway Ride' In NYC

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Throngs of pantless straphangers traversed through the subway system on Sunday for the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride' in New York City. Initially s...

Good Samaritan Rescues Man Who Fell on R Train Tracks, Officials Say

DNAinfo.com | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A good Samaritan rescued a 55-year-old man who fell onto the R train tracks in Lower Manhattan Friday afternoon, officials said...

Take the T Train

Liz Neumark | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York
Liz Neumark

It was the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour -- or more accurately, under-the-scenes -- about 100 feet into Manhattan bedrock via an access shaft to see exactly how the Second Avenue Subway (SAS) is coming along.

Why I Spent 14 Hours Straight on the NYC Subway

Justin Nobel | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York
Justin Nobel

By recording the city's daily nothings I aimed to capture an invisible pulse so easily ignored. In the end I captured much more. Sure, it's nothing more than the daily New York stampede, but it's exactly that monotony that makes it amazing.

WATCH: Woman Who Didn't Recognize Jay-Z On Subway Plays 'Name That Celebrity'

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

Most New Yorkers would probably be shocked to see Jay-Z on their daily commute, but when artist Ellen Grossman found herself sitting next to the super...

Witnessing a Tragedy on My Way to Work

Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York
Leigh Weingus

I stood on the corner of 49th Street and 7th Avenue completely stunned. I had just seen a man die. No, I had just seen a man killed. I leaned against the wall of a building, trying to catch my breath as the sun beat down on my face.

You Won't Believe What This Woman Does With NYC MetroCards

HooplaHa | Posted 02.03.2013 | Good News
HooplaHa

There's some value to the saying "Your trash may be someone else's treasure." Nina Boesch, a NY based interaction designer from Germany, turns old MetroCards into art.

Man Dead After Being Pushed In Front Of Train

Posted 12.03.2012 | New York

An unidentified man died Monday after being struck by a New York City subway train. Authorities believe he was pushed onto the tracks. Officials co...

MTA's Sandy Recovery Almost Like 'Magic'

Posted 11.11.2012 | New York

Less than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy inflicted the worst damage on the New York City subway system in its entire 108-year history, trains are run...