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Man Killed After Being Pushed In Front Of NYC Subway Train

AP | Posted 11.16.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A man standing with his wife on a Bronx subway platform was pushed onto the tracks Sunday morning by another man and was struck and ...

Meet The Workers Making Sure The NYC Subway Is Ebola-Free

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

The people who clean the subways might be New York City's unsung heroes. They work at all hours, power-washing urine from platforms, putting themselve...

At War With Islam?

Nida Khan | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Nida Khan

As the fight against ISIS/ISIL continues, and so do our campaigns to fight terrorism around the world, we are bound to be reminded that we are not in a war against Islam. But why is it that when I turn on the news, listen to people discuss Islam or look at images of Muslims in popular culture, it damn sure feels like we are.

The Horror of Syntax

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Sarah Sweeney

There comes a point in listening to a young man's conversation on the subway where you wonder just how many times, grammatically and with proper synta...

'Lion King' Cast Breaks Into Song On Subway, Gets New Yorkers To Crack A Smile

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.07.2014 | Good News

These New Yorkers got on the subway expecting their boring ol' commute. Instead, their ride was anything but mundane. During a break between shows...

In A New York Minute, Subway Worker Helps Rescue Stroller That Rolled Onto Tracks

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News

A 2-year-old child and her mother are safe today thanks to the quick actions of some heroic strangers. On Monday morning a stroller with a toddler ...

Meet the Mets Fans

Rob Taub | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

Other than Marine One, the No. 7 subway line is the fastest way to a game at CitiField and it's also a great place to interact with other Mets fans. ...

The Subway Is Going To SUCK This Summer

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.08.2014 | Comedy

L trains not running between Manhattan and Brooklyn? Trains to be disguised as others? You're better off staying put at home. While you might be re...

FDNY Rescuing Riders After NYC Subway Train Derails

AP | FRANK ELTMAN and JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 07.02.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A subway train carrying some 1,000 passengers shook and tilted before derailing in a Queens tunnel on Friday, injuring more than a d...

A Pop-Up Community in the Face of Emergency

Terry Curtis Fox | Posted 06.21.2014 | New York
Terry Curtis Fox

For a rush hour train headed to Canal Street, the N was remarkably empty. It took a moment to react when the man jerked out of his seat and collapsed onto the N train floor. A woman started demanding that we give him space.

Subway Performers Emerge From The Underground To Become Viral Rockstars

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.25.2014 | Good News

Meet the talented trio that has taken the Internet by storm. Too Many Zooz, an instrumental group known for playing in New York City's Union Square...

The 5 Moms You're Bound to Meet on the NYC Subway

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Mommy Nearest

2. The Guilt Tripper: She may not have the physical strength of The Hulk Mom, but she makes up for it with her emotional cunning, always waiting at the edge of the stairs.

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 ...

Everyone Wants To Phase Out The MetroCard

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the MetroCard as a staple in New Yorkers' wallets. What better way to honor its legacy than to renew calls for...

Blind Man, Dog Survive Being Run Over By Train In NYC

Posted 12.18.2013 | New York

A blind man and his dog survived being run over by a train at the 125th Street subway station in New York City Tuesday morning, the MTA confirms. ...

'Subway Cupid' Is A Job Now

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 12.05.2013 | New York

Want to pick up some extra bucks? Enjoy creeping on people in the subway? Then you might find this Train Spottings Craigslist ad calling for "subway c...

WATCH: If NYC Were In 'Super Mario World'

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 12.04.2013 | New York

Actor and comedian Robert Bacon has re-imagined the New York City subway map as a a Super Mario World-scape. Bacon, who previously designed a Donk...

Eking Out A Life As A Subway Busker

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — To many, the real soundtrack of New York City plays out well below the street cacophony of rumbling traffic and honking ...

Hop On The Ñ Train

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

A group calling themselves "Z Street Art" has taken credit for the re-christening of the N train in New York City as the Ñ train. The artists say the...

Spike In People Killed By Trains In NYC

New York | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is on pace to set a grim new mark. If the current trend holds, more people will die along the rail and subwa...

NYC Subway Cleaner Catches Mugger, Redefines Everyday Hero

Posted 09.25.2013 | Good News

A New York City subway cleaner says she was just doing her job, but we're pretty sure "catching criminals" was not an MTA requirement. Nevertheles...

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 Official!

| Posted 07.22.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg NEW YORK CITY — The G train is going places. Service on the G line will increase and weekend service on the M train  will be...

An Ode To The World's Subway Signs

Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel

Some are easy to identify and others… not so much. Most of us can find the sign pointing us in the direction of mass transit that is common to our m...