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What Goes Up Must Come Down: Escalator and Elevator Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.02.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Anyone who visits department stores, shopping malls or lives in a metropolitan city encounters the ups and downs of elevators and escalators in office buildings, subways, and the like. Refresh yourself with these rules of common courtesy.

Woman Hit And Killed By 6 Train After Falling Onto Tracks

| Meredith Hoffman and Ben Fractenberg | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- A young woman was struck and killed Wednesday by a subway train at the East 77th Street station on the Lexington Avenue line, autho...

The Kindness Of People

Honey Seltzer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Honey Seltzer

All I can remember after taking the first three or four steps was my body suddenly falling, throwing me sideways on to the steps, my free hand trying desperately to grab the banister.

The Subway Is Making You Sick

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sadly, this will not surprise you. A new British study found that riding the subway greatly increases your risk of respiratory infections. From The ...

WATCH: Yahoo's 'Who Knew?' Explores The Unseen World Beneath The Streets From Paris To Berlin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Earlier this week we posted about the amazing documentary Undercity, which explores the typically unseen architecture of NYC's transit system. Now, Ya...

The Most Beautiful Subway Stations in the World (SLIDESHOW)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

What do you think when you think of subway stations? Dark and grimy? Me too, until my first trip to St. Petersburg. If you're traveling in any of these cities, take a tour of the subway.

Out and About This Summer

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When stepping out this summer, whether for business or pleasure, observing the rules of good behavior will always make your day or evening go more smoothly.

Reading In Public: What Are People Reading? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sometimes the best ideas for the next book on your reading list can come from the person sitting next to you on the bus. The books that people choose ...

The American Economy and the American Dream

Joe Costello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joe Costello

Clayton County, a majority black district abutting Atlanta, is about to have is about to have its public transportation system cancelled, according to a must-read article in the LA Times.

Why New York Subway Chief's Congestion Pricing Idea Makes Cents

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Pasternack

The new MTA chief's big breakthrough could be a lower off-peak fare that could nudge more New Yorkers onto the subway on nights and weekends, and lessen the crush at rush hour.

Spotted Reading Publicly

Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Hertz

We all have different ways of discovering books, and spotting them being read in public is just one. At Huffington Post, we are very interested in what people are reading around the country.

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Making the MTA More Accountable

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

It's good news for subway riders that Governor Paterson has nominated Jay Walder as Chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

New York City Council Races: Ignore at Your Peril

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

For many of the City's residents, paying attention to the upcoming New York City Council races is like drinking civic castor oil But the Council has a lot of say in many decisions that affect our lives.

It's June: Do You Know Where Your Kid Is? Going to School, I Mean?

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Donna Fish

I have been thinking about what things are particular to living in NYC. We deal with higher taxes, people in our face, and a particularly byzantine, complicated process to send our kids to school.