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New York Subway

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

bed-stuy.patch.com | 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 ...

10 Ways To Convince Yourself You Still Love New York

Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Lucas Kavner

For every beautiful thing that happens in this city -- and there are many -- at least a few things a day make you question what you're doing living in the steaming pile of disease that is the Big Apple.

OH NO: Rat Scratches Woman On The Subway

Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

It's official -- the unthinkable happened. A female straphanger was scratched by a rat at the 59th Street Columbus Circle subway station on Friday...

Good News For L Train Riders!

Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

Good news for L train straphangers! The MTA is keeping their promise to combat the line's notorious overcrowding. Starting Sunday, the MTA will add...

The Law of the Subway

Joseph Rauch | Posted 07.14.2012 | College
Joseph Rauch

I thought the MTA regulations of prohibiting soliciting on the subway were harsh until recently.

(More) Reasons to Leave New York

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 06.27.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

To thrive in New York is to embrace uncertainty, enjoy ridiculousness, revel in treachery and find exhilaration every second of every day.

A Cure For Bad Subway Behavior: 'Don't Be A F*cking Asshole'

Posted 07.17.2012 | New York

New York may take the crown as America's rudest city, but a new campaign is aiming to kick our bad manners to the curb with an equally rude, blunt ser...

Kickstarting a New Business Idea

Gabriela Gutierrez | Posted 06.17.2012 | Impact
Gabriela Gutierrez

The only thing scarier than showing something you're working on to your friends, the people who know everything about you and still love you, is to present your projects for scrutiny to complete strangers. This is especially true in New York City.

A Pit (Bull) Stop on the Subway

Charlie Carillo | Posted 06.17.2012 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I've just been reminded of why I love this crazy, remarkable city. Because every time I think I've seen it all, it shows me something new, something I've never seen before, something I never could have dreamed of in a million years.

LOOK: Subway Ad Discourages Giving Your Seat To Pregnant Red Sox Fans

Posted 04.16.2012 | New York

We love a good sports rivalry (and seriously, Red Sox suck) but the folks over at WFAN may have taken it too far this time. A new subway ad from ...

James Murphy Wants To Make Turnstiles A Musical Experience

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

Love New York, but beeping subway turnstiles bringing you down? James Murphy, formerly of LCD Soundsystem, would like to change that. Murphy recent...

HOW Many Rides Did The Subways See In 2011?

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

The MTA released new figures detailing subway ridership is on the rise (again), climbing to a staggering grand total of 1,640,434,672 rides in 2011. ...

MTA: C Line Getting A Big Makeover

Posted 05.27.2012 | New York

Some of the city's oldest subway cars clogging the C line are heading towards retirement, as the MTA is expected to approve the purchase of 300 new ca...

WATCH: Improv Everywhere Surprises Subway Riders

Posted 03.19.2012 | Comedy

For their latest mission, Improv Everywhere set out to Astoria, Queens to surprise some unsuspecting subway riders with an impromptu sleeper car. S...

Report Shows Second Avenue Subway Is, In Fact, Producing Toxic Dust

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

Despite the MTA's reassurance that their construction to build the Second Avenue Subway is not killing nearby residents, a new report reveals the site...