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Finally! Subways To Start Limited Cell Phone Service Next Week

Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

New York subways are about to receive a whole new dose of chatter, as six stations will be equipped with cell phone service by Tuesday next week. If y...

Notes from the Underground: The Art Below

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Caroline Giegerich

The next time you step onto the platform and wait for that train, think about all the moments you've spent throughout the tunnels in NYC and the ways these have defined you.

WATCH: Private Look Into NYC Subway System

Inae Oh | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

Sean Vegezzi's video, "It's Nice To Be Important, But It's More Important To Be Nice," takes on an inside-out perspective from the city's inaccesible ...

WATCH: Yoga On NYC Subway

Inae Oh | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York

While Mayor Bloomberg made his post hurricane commute to City Hall this morning, he made sure to warn New Yorkers of a "tough commute." But what he ma...

MTA Officials Scramble To Reset Commute

AP/The Huffington Post | COLLEEN LONG and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says residents who had been ordered out of their homes in low-lying areas will be allowed to return Sunda...

Best And Worst Subway Lines In New York

Posted 10.24.2011 | New York

By Andrew Grossman WSJ.COM: The J/Z line is the best New York's subway system has to offer, according to a new study by the rider advocates at the St...

The Future of LAX: How World Class Cities Connect Airports to Transit

David Murphy | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles
David Murphy

Want to take public transportation to LAX? Good luck.

Subway Parties: Fun Or Horrible? (VIDEO)

Posted 10.10.2011 | New York

The subway's not always the friendliest place to be. It's hot and crowded; if it's raining, it's crippled and unpredictable; people fight, rats crawl ...

America's Biggest Food Chains

Posted 10.09.2011 | Home

QSR magazine, a trade publication for the fast food industry, has released this year's QSR 50 list of the biggest food chains in America, as ranked by...

Fast Food Review: Subway's BBQ Pulled Pork Sub

The Huffington Post | Erik R. Trinidad | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

It may seem unfair to Subway for me to review their limited-time BBQ pulled pork sub, having had plenty of authentic BBQ from around the country -- fr...

Subway Debuts 'Healthy' New Bread

Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

Subway, the world's biggest food chain by the number of outlets, has just announced plans to start adding vitamin D and calcium to the bread it uses i...

MTA Audit Shows Millions Wasted, Bad Notifications

| Tom Liddy | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A scathing audit says the MTA and New York City Transit are on the wrong track when it comes to diversions related to subway work, with m...

Return Of America's Middle-Class Underclass

BBC News | Paul Mason | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck describes the harrowing journey of the Joad family - migrant workers forced to leave their home during the Grea...

WATCH: Man Attemps To Hijack Train With Screwdriver

Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

A man armed with a screwdriver is suspected of attempting on Friday to take over the 5 train after he climbed through an open window and tried to stab...

10 Cities Spending The Most On Fast Food

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

Few topics provoke such fierce debate in America as fast food. But like it or not, the drive-thru has become more popular than ever with the economy g...

Paul Needham

Overhauling A Subway Station When There's No Money For It | Paul Needham | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- To read about mass transit here and around the country these days is to learn of budget cuts, service disruptions and disgruntled passenge...

MTA Chief Resigns

Posted 09.20.2011 | New York

The head of the largest transit system in the world announced he will be resigning as of October 21st, 2011. Jay Walder, the head of the Metropolitan...

On the NYC Subways, I Don't Stand for Children

Paul LaRosa | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

I've noticed a troubling trend -- more and more adults jumping up for school-aged children as if the kids deserve a seat merely because they are kids.

Children Make Up 43 Percent of Subway-Fare Dodgers Says Report

Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

Height matters, especially when you are small enough to duck the turnstiles in the subway. According to a new report from the MTA, children taller...

WATCH: Gas-Masked Dancers Hit The Subway

Posted 09.17.2011 | New York

It's been said New York's subway systems are a clear target for terrorist activities. Strange, then, that a shirtless, tattoed man in a gas mask serpe...

Semen Trail Leads To Serial Subway Pervert's Arrest

| Shayna Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN SUPREME COURT -- A man accused of sexually assaulting three women on crowded Manhattan subway trains has been caught, prosecutors said Tuesd...

Subway, Wendy's Plan Major Expansions In Chinese Market

Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

In the past month, both Subway and Wendy's have announced plans to open new fast food outposts in China. Representatives from Subway told the AFP that...

"A Weekend With The MTA" By Samuel Beckett

Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Lucas Kavner

A: Will this train let me off here? At this stop? B: Ha. A: Pardon? B: Your question. It is absurd. It's the weekend, don't you know? The trains. They will not go where you'd expect.

Michael McLaughlin

Keep Your Filthy Hands Off The Subway: Will Tomorrow's Commuters Wear Plastic Mitts? | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Step into a New York City subway and it can seem like you're witnessing biological warfare. Riders cough and sneeze all over the place, nauseating sme...

WATCH: Nasty Subway Fight Caught On Video

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

New York's subway system has, of late, been a hotbed of bizarre behavior. Fighting. Kissing (a rat). Licking (shoes). Invading. Stinking. Naked-ing. A...