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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

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...

Janell Ross

No Pay For MTA Workers | Janell Ross | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

The MTA plans to dock two days’ worth of pay for hundreds of workers who failed to show up during Hurricane Sandy, the New York Daily News first rep...

Katherine Bindley

New York Subways After Sandy: Inside The Underground Recovery | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Frank Jezycki shut his eyes for two hours Wednesday night. Compared to the last few days, that was a good night's sleep for New York C...

Cab Driver's Heroic Post-Sandy Move

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.02.2012 | Money

With stories of Hurricane Sandy scam artists popping up out of the woodwork, it's always nice to hear that there are some good people out there helpin...

Did Gotham's Rats Survive Hurricane Sandy?

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Bora Zivkovic How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy? This question has been asked in the wake of Sandy’s flooding of lower and east ...

Map Displays MTA Changes Post-Sandy

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

There's finally some good news for New Yorkers when it comes to the subway. Service will be partially restored on Thursday, Nov. 1. The MTA release...

Matt Sledge

New York City Prepares For Hurricane Sandy | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers had been ordered to evacuate and the city's mass transit system was shut down on Sunday as officials ...

A Possible Commuter Threat From Anti-Muslim Subway Ads

Mike Ghouse | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

If a nut case sees the innuendo loaded Jihadi ad in the subway, and sees a woman next to it, be it a Muslim, Sikh, Catholic, Hindu or other, he is tempted to hurt that woman, the woman can scream that she is not a Muslim. Do the nuts know any difference? What if she is a Muslim?

Q&A: About Those Pro-Muslim Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

As announced last week, a series of pro-Muslim advertising campaigns urging religious tolerance are expected to be unveiled in New York City's subway ...

WATCH: Teen Licks NYC Subway Railing For $1

Posted 10.02.2012 | New York

If New York City really is the dirtiest city in the country, at least one teenager really doesn't seem to care, as he's seen in a new video licking an...

WATCH: Egyptian-American Journalist Arrested For Spray Painting Anti-Jihad Subway Poster

Posted 09.27.2012 | New York

An Egyptian-American journalist was arrested in New York Tuesday for spray-painting over one of the controversial anti-Jihad subway posters produced b...

Another Fare Hike?

Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

The MTA is reportedly considering fare-hike proposals seeking to raise enough money to close the $382 million needed to balance the upcoming 2013 budg...

Straphangers Warn Of Tripping Hazard On 168th Street A Platform

DNAinfo | Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — An uprooted object resembling a wire along the edge of the subway platform at the 168th Street station along the A train has g...

Faith Based Leaders and TWU President Say Part Time Bus Operators will Put Community at Risk

John Samuelsen | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
John Samuelsen

Transit work provides great opportunities for our congregants, and opening the door to part time work jeopardizes the long term economic health of the communities we represent.

WATCH: Awesome Subway Rendition Of 'Empire State Of Mind'

Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

Oh, to have been on this Lower East Side train last Tuesday, when straphangers were treated to Stay Human Band's rousing rendition of "Empire State of...

Lessons I've Learned (So Far) Living in New York

Malia Griggs | Posted 10.16.2012 | New York
Malia Griggs

I have a mantra I repeat to myself when I'm not working in my cloud of an office way, way up in the sky. It is, quite simply: Don't think about it. And on that note, a sub-rule: Don't look at the ground. You will see ungodly things. It will change you.

WATCH: Alleged Subway Perv Jumps On Tracks

Posted 08.15.2012 | New York

Unfortunately, subway perverts are nothing new for female straphangers. Occasionally, victims fight back with awesome rebukes (see "Then I See His...

Tales From the Underground

Anna Hiatt | Posted 10.13.2012 | New York
Anna Hiatt

Whether you love the underground tunnels or find them claustrophobic, chances are you need to take them to get from point A to point B.

PHOTOS: What New Yorkers Are Reading On The Subway

Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

Ever wonder what books your fellow straphangers are reading ? Meet the "Underground New York Public LIbrary," a photo blog that catalogues riders'...

Great News For The G Train Extension | Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

The G train extension to Church Avenue is here to stay, sources have told the New York Daily News. MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota and top transit execut...

MTA FIXING Subway Flaw Exposed By Viral Video

Posted 06.28.2012 | New York

Have a problem with something MTA-related? Make a viral video! And get commenters to mention the word "lawsuit." Wednesday we posted Dean Peterson'...

WATCH: Does This Really Make You A 'Pervert'?

Posted 06.25.2012 | New York

A man who identifies himself as "John Zippy" is being called out for his rather creepy hobby documenting women riding the subway (usually focusing on ...