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Higher Fares For Subways, Buses, Commuter Rails Go Into Effect TODAY

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York commuters are facing a double-whammy: a blizzard that paralyzed the transit system and fare increases that have left some ri...

A Tunnel to Somewhere

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dr. Philip Neches

New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg just put a really interesting idea on the table: extend the Number 7 subway line to Secaucus. Could this be a stroke of genius?

Subway Harassment: When It Happens to You

Lilit Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lilit Marcus

This morning, like most mornings, I took the M subway train from my neighborhood in Brooklyn to the office. At my subway stop, a man came and sat dow...

PHOTOS: Amazing Street Art Project In Abandoned Subway

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The art world is abuzz about an exhibit that neither spectators nor buyers are able to see. The Underbelly Project, one of the largest exhibits of st...

Albany Fails to Prevent Fare Hike, Riders Stuck Wtih the Bill

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Every 40 cents of your subway fare is being used to pay for past borrowing, a result of the poor decisions of Albany lawmakers. Now these poor decisions have resulted in the worst service cuts in a generation.

Good News For Commuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WiFi Coming To (Some) Subways It's been reported that the MTA is planning to bring Wi-Fi into six select stations. Plans are underway to have wirele...

Morgan Stanley Fires Subway Friend Finder

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"I just want to say something for like 30 seconds." Solomon Lederer, a software developer for Morgan Stanley, had an interesting pastime: during the m...

Man Killed By E Train During Police Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man was struck and killed by an E train early Thursday morning during what an MTA spokesperson described as a police chase. "Apparently the person ...

New York MTA Announces Sale of Seat Licenses for City Buses and Subways

Carole Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Carole Stuart

Following the lead of the New York Football Giants and Jets, the MTA will be selling personal licenses to guarantee a seat on New York City subways and buses.

New Al Qaeda Leader Lived In U.S. For 15 Years

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — A suspected al-Qaida operative who lived for more than 15 years in the U.S. has become chief of the terror network's global operations, ...

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...

God Underground

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Vines

"You know, I should really put up a sign here: Information and Salvation," Brother Sam says with a chuckle after a short Indian man stops to ask him where he can catch the E train.

Zazi's Al-Qaeda Bomb Plot Likely Part Of Larger Operation

AP | TOM HAYS and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — A failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway system last year was part of a larger al-Qaida terrorist conspiracy that includ...

J, M, Z Subway: Neighborhood Growth Is Crushing Commuters | Aaron Short | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The J, M and Z subway lines in Williamsburg have become victims of the neighborhood's success, exploding with a 24-percent increase in passengers in j...

Subway Terror Scare As Suicidal Man Carries Cyanide Into Tunnel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A suicidal college student who carried highly toxic sodium cyanide into a subway tunnel caused a brief terrorism scare early Friday, ...

Subway F Line Track Fire Disrupts Morning Commute | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A small track fire on the F line snarled the morning rush on Tuesday, forcing several subway lines to be diverted. The fire started at around 8 a.m.,...

'Miracle' $27 Key For Subway Also Controls All NYC Elevators | By Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The key to the subway is plenty useful aboveground, too. After revealing that scammers are selling fare-beaters a $27 key that opens subway emergenc...

Zarein Ahmedzay, NYC Terror Suspect, To Plead Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York man said Friday that a plan to attack the city subway system was ordered by al-Qaida leaders two years ago while he was in...

Cruel Cuts Only Digging Us Deeper

Dave Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dave Palmer

Working New Yorkers are off to a very rough year, and the looming closure of bus and subway lines across the city may prove the cruelest cut of all.

CTA To Test New York-Style L Trains On Red Line

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA will roll out new, New York-style L cars on the Red Line next week. The transit agency is testing 10 prototype cars with more aisle-facing se...

Imam Awaits Sentencing For Subway Bomb Plot

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An Afghanistan-born imam who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into a suicide bomb plot against New York Ci...

FML! MTA Removing Profane Subway Sign

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA promises to change new signage at a 14th Street subway station that now boasts a profane internet punchline. Because the M train is replacing...

Najibullah Zazi, Al Qaeda Planned Subway Attack On Grand Central, Times Square During Rush Hour

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A fourth suspect in a disrupted plot to bomb New York City subways has been arrested in Pakistan, law enforcement officials said Mo...

9 Of The World's Best Subways (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Metros are high capacity, high frequency, urban electric transport railway systems. Also known as the subway, underground, and tube, they are disting...

NYPD Protects Subway From Terrorist Attacks

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The tidy, three-story brownstone looks like any other on the cobblestone block in Brooklyn, but it isn't. It's a fake, leading direct...