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MetroCards With Small-Change Balances Solved | By Kate Nocera and Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Token booth clerks are giving a helping hand to straphangers stuck with MetroCards with small-change balances....

The New York Subway: A Silent Symmetry (Photo Slideshow)

Venkat Srinivasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Venkat Srinivasan

New York's subway started 105 years ago, on Oct. 27, 1904. Ever so often, the subway distances itself from the stereotype of a noisy metropolis, providing freeze frames of silent symmetry.

Cash-Strapped MTA Looks To Cut Bus Routes & W, Z Subway Lines | By Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Facing a massive budget crisis, the cash-squeezed MTA is moving to implement sweeping service cuts - again - including shutting down dozens of bus rou...

MetroCard Message: Subtle Art | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's latest large-scale public art project is being exhibited in an unlikely space: your wallet. On the back of seven million MetroCards distrib...

What the MTA and Bullies Have in Common

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

Of all the people who lack political and economic power in New York City, low-income kids using student passes to get to junior high school or high school must lead the list.

New Subway Will Bring Eyesores

New York Real Estate News | Sarah Ryley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As part of its first phase of Second Avenue subway construction, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning eight aboveground utility struc...

MTA Cuts Likely If Paterson, Albany Cut Aid | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Among the billions of dollars in cuts that were proposed by Gov. David A. Paterson last week was $113 million in state financing for the Metropolitan ...

Slacking MTA Workers Take City For $10 Million Ride | By Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Some track maintenance crews regularly work on the rails just four hours a day - but get paid for a full eight hours, a report released Monday reveals...

Subway Groping On Rise | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Female straphangers are most likely to be touched by slimy subway pervs on rides between Grand Central Terminal and East 14th Street-Union Square than...

MTA Accountability

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

Eight leading civic groups sent a letter to Gov. Paterson in support of legislation creating oversight for the MTA budget. Let's hope he listens.

Zen and the Art of Subway Rage Avoidance

Una LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Una LaMarche

In any given subway station in New York City, somebody is always waiting to piss me off.

Health Dept. Launches New Gross-Out Ads (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York wants to know if you're "pouring on the pounds." On Monday, the Health Department rolled out their new ad campaign targeting liquid calori...

Weekend Subway Service Advisories

Second Avenue Sagas | Benjamin Kabak | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As people in Riverdale wonder what took so long for the MTA to fix known problems at 181st St. and bemoan the impact altered 1 train service has on th...

Nude Pole Dancing In New York Subway (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Pole dancing in the subway and towing a stripper pole around town. CNN's Jeanne Moos covers the bare essentials. Embedded video from CNN Video...

Actress Turns L Train Into Strip Club

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York (AP) -- A New York City photographer gives himself 30 seconds to take 10 shots of nude models on the subway. Fearing arrest, Zach Hyman also...

Man Masturbates On Subway, Steals Cell Phone

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man believed to be in his late teens or early 20s was seen masturbating on a southbound D train on the morning of July 30th, cops say. The New York...

Kevin Bishop, Subway Masturbator, Arrested, Claims His "Private Parts Fell Out"

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mystery subway pervert has been caught. Kevin Bishop, a 44-year-old grandfather with 64 arrests on his record, was collared by police Thursday af...

Media Gets Off On Train Masturbator (Pick Your Favorite Headline!)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When one of the top stories is a subway flasher, it's practically a field day for the local media. Here's a quick rub- er, rundown of the wit that is...

Subway Flasher "Not A Police Matter": Cop

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A quick-thinking subway rider was able to snap a picture of the man she says exposed himself on the train, but was given the brushoff by a cop when sh...

Is There a Life After New York?

Aida Alami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Aida Alami

When I decided to move away from New York, I was confident about my decision. I felt that the city had nothing to offer me anymore; I'd heard or seen everything before.

An Ordinary Man

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Horowitz

My primary connection to health care is my being a consumer of it, and nothing more. I will apologize at least once for having the temerity to suggest...

Anal Street -- The Opposite of Easy Street

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The alternative headline was "The New J/M/Z Station." Got a better one? Let us know in the comments. Get HuffPost New York On Facebook an...

Mayor wants F train on fast track -- but he doesn't control the MTA

Brooklyn Paper | Mike McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Fire On Subway's 4/5 Line, Bowling Green Station Evacuated

New York Daily News | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A small electrical fire broke out in an East Side subway tunnel Thursday morning, frightening passengers who worried the sparks and heavy smoke were s...

Subway Rider Claims Operator Let Child Drive Train

NBC New York | Jennifer Millman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Driving a subway is so easy an 8-year-old could do it -- and one straphanger claims that's who he saw behind the controls of his train. Jules Cattie,...