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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

brooklynpaper.com | 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

dnainfo.com | 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

nydailynews.com | 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...

MTA Station Booths Must Reopen, Rules Judge

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A judge has ordered that the 42 station booths closed by the MTA in May be reopened and restaffed with station agents. Some 266 workers were laid of...

F Train Failed Suicide Attempt

brooklynpaper.com | Photo by Hugh Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan-bound F service was disrupted on Wednesday evening after a woman jumped in front of a train at the Seventh Avenue station in an apparent sui...

Brennan Proposes Bill To Fight Groping In New York Subway

nydailynews.com | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Straphangers could better gauge the safety of their commutes under a proposed bill that would order police to provide line-by-line and route-by-route ...

Half Of All Subway Security Cameras Don't Work

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK – About half the 4,313 security cameras installed along New York City's subways aren't seeing a thing – a blind spot in the crime...

Second Avenue Subway Pictures: MTA Posts Photo Updates On Facebook

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While it may seem like the Second Avenue subway project has been stalled for oh, decades, according to new pictures posted on Facebook by the MTA, it ...

Police Hunt For Subway Killer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police are searching for a man who witnesses say killed two Manhattan subway riders during a weekend confrontation. A witness said o...

MTA Approves Sweeping Bus & Subway Cuts: Longer Waits, Bigger Crowds

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA board gave final approval Wednesday to a sweeping package of bus and subway service cuts that will mean longer waits and more crowded slower t...

MTA: The V Train On Subway Will Disappear

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

The V train, a weekday-only service that relieved crowding on the E and F lines and was one of the youngest trains in the New York City subway system,...

Seeking Sound Underground: Curtis Jordan Plays for Smiles (VIDEO)

Kerri MacDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerri MacDonald

Curtis Jordan tries to play songs he thinks will "impress the people" and doesn't worry too much about the money.

MTA Plan Might Shut Subway Lines Completely For Repairs

nydailynews.com | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Subway riders, how would you like your pain - in one intense shot or dragged out over time? The MTA is considering a fundamental change to how it per...

Subway Car Reefs Act As Artificial Homes For Fish, Turtles (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The ocean's denizens have been benefiting from New York City's subways for a few years now as old subway cars are used to create artificial reefs of t...

Woman Hit By Train Trying To Retrieve Bag

nytimes.com | ANAHAD O’CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A 48-year-old woman was hit and killed by a No. 6 train in an Upper East Side subway station on Thursday afternoon after she dropped her bag on the tr...