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New York City Subway

The NYPD Is Really Cracking Down On Subway Dancers

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime

"What time is it?" "Showtime!" It's the call and response any New Yorker on the subway knows. It happens when the city's "hitters" -- typically yo...

WATCH: The Sheer Ecstasy Of A Subway Car To Yourself

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.29.2014 | Good News

Sometimes the best "I love New York" moments are when, in a city of 8 million people, you find yourself all alone. Like walking into a New York Cit...

WATCH: This Is What Happens When A Rat Rides The Subway

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.09.2014 | Weird News

A very unwelcome passenger boarded a Brooklyn-bound A train on Monday morning in New York City. "A usually boring Monday morning commute to work a...

WATCH: This Is Every New Yorker's Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy

It happens to all New Yorkers. You're running late for work. You swipe your Metrocard at the subway station only to see the words "INSUFFICIENT FA...

'Subway Surfer' Killed In Gruesome Accident

Posted 04.04.2014 | Crime

A 45-year-old architect was killed on the New York City subway Wednesday night while apparently trying to "surf" the train, according to local media r...

The Forgotten Man Behind the New York City Subway

Doug Most | Posted 06.02.2014 | New York
Doug Most

He kept his vital role in the subway a tight secret that he took to his grave. Credit, all of it deserved, has long gone to the men who designed, built and financed it.

PHOTOS: Artist Murdered Again And Again By Subway Movie Posters

Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts

Brooklyn-based artist Jon Burgerman was in Seoul, South Korea recently when he posed for this photo in front of a giant Bruce Willis movie poster: ...

These Subway Photos Show How Much NYC Has Changed In The Last 30 Years

Posted 01.28.2014 | New York

The New York City subway is a drastically different place now than it was 30 years ago. For starters, the train cars used to be covered in graffiti. (...

The Subway Ride of the Vanities...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 03.12.2014 | New York
Paul LaRosa

One of the more curious sights on the NYC subway is the seemingly endless parade of women who, upon getting a seat, proceed to put on their "face" in ...

WATCH: How A Ventriloquist Picks Up Women On The Subway

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

No need for a subway cupid when you have New York's best wingman: a hilarious Ventriloquist's puppet. The Model Pranksters filmed ventriloquist Ni...

Watch This Beautiful Slow-Motion Footage Of New Yorkers Waiting For The Subway

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Adam Maygar, while aboard a train passing through Grand Central, took this beautiful slow-motion footage of people waiting on the subway platform. The...

PHOTOS: The West Side's New Subway Stop

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Now in his final days in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg celebrated his administration's work to redevelop Manhattan's...

Blind Man, Dog Safe After Subway Track Fall In NYC

AP | COLLEEN LONG and KILEY ARMSTRONG | Posted 12.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty. The black Lab bravely leapt on to the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tues...

Man Survives Fall Onto Subway Tracks By Lying Flat Between The Rails

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

A 51-year-old man who fell on the New York City subway tracks reportedly made a split-second decision that saved his life. The New York Post reports R...

WATCH: Woman Twerks On Subway Tracks Because 'Yolo'

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Here's a short video of two women twerking on the New York City subway tracks. It's obviously always a very bad idea to go onto the subway tracks in N...

VIDEO: Police Seeking Armed Subway Robber

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.21.2013 | New York

Subway riders beware. Authorities are seeking an armed man who robbed five different commuters this week in and near subway stops in Greenwich Village...

PHOTOS: For The Next Sandy, Plugging Up NYC's Subways

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York

After Hurricane Sandy illustrated the dire need to protect New York City's subways from flooding, the "tunnel plug" was born. During a "Sandy ...

The New York City Subway Is The Absolute Best Invention On Our Planet

Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Suzy Strutner

I'm 22 years old and new to New York. I moved here from L.A. 53 days ago. During this time, I have fallen truly, madly and deeply in love with the New York City Subway. When we're on the New York City Subway, everyone will be together. For better or for worse, in sickness and in health.

Stand Clear

Kateri Allard | Posted 12.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Kateri Allard

Maybe I need to change my tactics and use my super powers for something other than fighting doors. Perhaps instead of fighting I should learn to just stand clear.

Places Last Longer Than People

Charlie Carillo | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

"Happy was a lovely man," my grandmother insisted to her dying day. The people he killed would have disagreed.

What Stories Do Those Subway Benches Hold?

Cody Lyon | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York
Cody Lyon

There's a special place in Hell that's the spitting image of New York City subway platforms on hot and humid summer nights. After hours, when MTA's c...

Report: NYC Subway Fares Could Rise 50 Percent

The New York World | Posted 09.29.2013 | New York

By Claire Moses, The New York World You’d better start saving: In a decade, bus and subway fares in New York City could be 50 percent higher ...

The Benefits of Renaming the New York Subway

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York
Kevin Richberg

Rather than reargue the time old philosophical questions of "What's in a Name?" I thought it might be more helpful to accept this inevitability with a forward thinking attitude and develop a set of rules for the process instead.

It's Time to Address New York's Growing Gridlock

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Today, congestion is costing the New York region more than $13 billion a year in lost productivity from time spent in traffic jams, wasted fuel, higher operating costs, and vehicle maintenance.

A Rough Summer For The R And G Trains

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City subway tunnel that was heavily damaged during Superstorm Sandy will be closed for long-term repairs beginning in the ...