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What To Do With New York's Subway Map?

secondavenuesagas.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After listening to the current iteration of the New York City subway map called everything from bilious to muddy to messy to a mongrel, I almost felt ...

Your Commute Is About To Get Worse

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — When members of Congress met recently to discuss revitalizing passenger trains in the United States, they chose Grand Central Termina...

WATCH: NYC Metro System Turns Into Musical Instrument

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Conductor is a new project by Google engineer Alexander Chen that turns the iconic New York subway diagram (drawn by Massimo Vignelli in 1972) into a ...

WATCH: What Does The Subway Sound Like To A Composer?

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

Musician, performer and interactive artist Alexander Chen has started an ambitious project tentatively titled 'Conductor', which uses the lines on the...

PHOTOS: 11 Hotties On New York Subways

Refinery29.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Refinery29.com

Unless you've got a driver or a phobia of underground spaces, you've hopped a ride on the subway, and, unless you're asexual, we guarantee there's bee...

'Beyond Shocking': Council Slams MTA's Snow Response

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MTA officials got a firm scolding from City Council members during a hearing on the department's botched response to December's huge snow storm. Repr...

The Subways Are Totally Screwed Up This Weekend

brooklynpaper.com | Gary Buiso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are the service changes affecting you this weekend (Saturday, Jan. 15 at 12:01 am to Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 am, unless otherwise noted): 2,3,4: B...

Subways Stuck In Snow Drifts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Passengers' hours-long ordeal on two New York City subway trains stalled in snow drifts near Kennedy Airport is over. NYC Transit sp...

Man Crushed By 4 Train Clings To Life

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An independent movie actor was trapped between a 4 train and one of the hydraulic platform extenders that appear along the platform in the Union Squar...

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...

MTA Rolls Out New Subway Cars (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New subway cars are coming to a station near you. The R160s were shipped from Brazil and will soon be appearing on N, Q, M, J, Z, L, E and F lines....

Subway Cell Service On Its Way

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You won't be able to use the "I was in the subway" excuse much longer when you miss a call. In the next couple years, New Yorkers will be able to mak...

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.,...

G Train Suspended For Four Weekends

Gothamist | [17] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA announced that the G train will be suspended on four consecutive weekends due to several maintenance projects....

Inspired By Oprah, Homeless Guy Ends 25 Years of Shouting at Passersby

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

A homeless man who began shouting at New Yorkers in 1985 said that Oprah Winfrey was the inspiration behind his decision to call it quits in early 2010.

"Moving to New York" -- A Poem on the Anniversary of 9/11

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Larisa Alexandrovna

I wrote this poem years ago as way to deal with the attacks of September 11. On the the anniversary of that horrible day, I am posting it in commemora...

Will New York City Survive Sea-Level Rise?

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Dodd

New Yorkers need to brace for the possibility of more storms, more floods, more heat waves and sea level rise that could reach a couple of feet by the end of the century.

A Woman at the Edge

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

There is an increasing number of women caught between violence in the home and the violence of being moneyless, powerless, and alone in the world.

A Woman at the Edge

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

There is an increasing number of women caught between violence in the home and the violence of being moneyless, powerless, and alone in the world.

President Obama: Dump Joe Biden, Your Vice President of Panic, Right Now!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bonnie Fuller

President Obama, the writing is on the wall.You need a new VP who isn't quivering about swine flu. If he's afraid of this virus, how will he deal in a real emergency!

NYC Subway Stations To Be Wired For Cellphone Service

The New York Times | WILLIAM NEUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

All 277 underground stations in the subway system are to be wired for cellphone use, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced yesterday. B...