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Three Hardworking Guides: Rick, Trish, and Ben

Rick Steves | Posted 10.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

For me, a big part of the joy in leading this three-week tour has been collaborating with two fine guides: Trish Feaster and Ben Cameron. We tag-teame...

Subway Employee Busted For Allegedly Spiking Cop's Drink With Meth, THC

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 08.10.2016 | Crime
Read More: Subway, Meth, Crime News

An 18-year-old Subway employee is facing a felony charge after he allegedly poisoned a police sergeant’s drink with methamphetamine and THC, the che...

The Subway Ride That Reminded Me What Makes America Great

Jessica Shortall | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Jessica Shortall

On Wednesday, I sat on the A train on my way from Queens to Manhattan. Across from me sat a young mother with her baby boy. Both of them were laughing and clapping along with a Muslim Uzbek woman who had arrived late the night before, setting foot in the West for the very first time.

Why I Love Watching People Do Their Makeup on the Subway

The Cut | Posted 07.25.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: Cornelia Schauermann/Getty Images) By Liz Krieger I had to mumble "sorry" to a woman sitting next to me on the subway today. Twice. She was...

I Took A Trip Back In Time At The New York Transit Museum

Tom Falco | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
Tom Falco

The older subway cars reminded me of the old trains you see on westerns, you know, the trains used for long distance travel across the country.

WATCH: The Soul-Crushing Despair Of Just Missing The Subway

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel

New Yorkers have a love-hate relationship with their subway... and this video captures much of the second part of that equation. Watch as commuters a...

Ramadan 2016: The Value of Muslim Student Associations

Anhar Karim | Posted 06.15.2016 | Religion
Anhar Karim

We got into Abraham's car and charted our course for that spot that is so holy during Ramadan: IHOP.

Bringing Heaven to Earth Via the NYC Subway

Geri Hearne | Posted 05.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Geri Hearne

Because, it's right here in our physical spaces we can experience something beyond ourselves. I had an experience that showed me how opening my heart can bring me closer to heaven. Even on the New York City subway.

No Slippery Foods, And Other Ways To Avoid ‘Travel Madness’

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel

Let’s keep it real from the get-go: It’s easy to annoy (and get annoyed by) your fellow passengers when traveling, be it by plane, train or automo...

Outrageous Book Titles Return To Shock Subway Commuters

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.17.2016 | Comedy

Comedian Scott Rogowsky returns to the New York subway with some more hilariously awkward (and fake) book titles -- and now he has a partner in crime....

Why Women In Mexico City Have Separate Subway Cars

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.10.2016 | Latino Voices

Mexico City's subway is so unsafe for women, the metro system has designated train carriages that can only be used by women and children under the age...

Couple Boinks At Subway Stop, And It's A Bumpy Ride (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.28.2016 | Weird News

If they're trying to keep their relationship underground, they have the wrong idea. An amorous pair at a Barcelona subway station was filmed apparentl...

LA Metro's New Sales Tax: When 'Bold' Isn't 'Beautiful'

John Mirisch | Posted 04.28.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Metro should not focus on the technologies of the past hundred years. The proposal for spending the $130 billion is backwards-looking rather than forward-thinking and has very little funding set aside for new and developing technologies such as autonomous vehicles, which have the potential to revolutionize public transportation.

Friday Talking Points -- Marijuana Policy Questions for the Candidates

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was some good news and some bad news on marijuana this week, which got us thinking about how the subject of federal marijuana policy relates to the presidential nomination race.

The Ride of Their Lives

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 04.08.2016 | New York
Wendy E. Simmons

Dear Hillary and Bernie, I know you've both had your share of problems this week with our fine city's MTA not "Going Your Way" and I can truly say...

Outrageously Awkward Book Titles Raise Commuters’ Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.07.2016 | Comedy

If you've ever ridden the New York subway, you know that people read some crazy stuff. But comedian Scott Rogowsky of "Running Late" tested fellow rid...

That 'Arrested Development' Mystery Is Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment

When "Arrested Development" premiered in 2003, the standout character was Buster Bluth. Buster was memorable for being far stranger than the typical F...

When A Dancing Leprechaun Rides The Subway, You Roll With It

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.17.2016 | Comedy

New York City subway riders may have thought they were in for an everyday mix of pole acrobatics and dancing when one young man began his routine in t...

Twins' Time-Travel Prank Makes Future Look Twice As Kooky

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.17.2016 | Comedy

Public transit produces all kinds of live theater -- but not usually of the time-travel variety. So when Improv Everywhere concocted a scenario on the...

D.C. Metro To Shut Down Wednesday For Safety Checks

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) - The second-biggest U.S. subway system, which serves the nation's capital, will shut down for 29 hours starting at mid...

The Meat You Eat Is More Likely To Be Antibiotic-Free This Year

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business

The movement to stop overuse of antibiotics in farm animals is having a good two weeks. Four household names in food sales have announced steps toward...

Book Trailer Premier: Shana Corey and Red Nose Studio's The Secret Subway

Monica Edinger | Posted 02.26.2016 | Books
Monica Edinger

The New York City subway is a unique form of transportation, an enormous system of underground trains that helps people get far and wide throughout a large and busy city.

This Is What Happens When A Model Eats 10 Subway Footlongs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.23.2016 | Weird News

The beauty pageant winner ate a perfect 10. Nela Zisser -- a model, former Miss Earth New Zealand and competitive eater -- just gobbled up 10 Subway f...

When Train Riders Moved Away From Passenger, This Woman Held His Hand

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.11.2016 | Good News

A tiny bit of compassion can have a huge impact. Two weeks ago, Ehab Taha, a 26-year-old from Canada, was riding public transit in Metro Vancouver whe...

1918 PSA Proves Manspreading Has Been An Issue For Nearly 100 Years

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women

Reality check, ladies: the dreaded manspread is not a new phenomenon. It's apparently been ruining innocent commuters' train rides for a really, reall...