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Spaced-Out Lady On The Train Is Transported To Another Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.15.2014 | Weird News

The train is a place of philosophizing and contemplating the world and all that surrounds -- a meditative space that invites us to turn inward and ask...

10 Subway Lines To Undergo Weekend Service Changes

www.DNAinfo.com | Posted 06.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Trains on 10 subway lines will be hampered by service changes this weekend, compounded by a series of weekend events including the Puerto...

Wi-Fi, Cellphone Service Now At 30 More Subway Stations

Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

The MTA announced underground Wi-Fi and cellphone service has expanded to 30 more New York City subway stations throughout Manhattan including Times S...

Subway Ads: Hold The Salt

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Subway riders, after being cautioned about smoking, sugar and teen pregnancy, are getting a new message: Pass on the salt. The city's Dep...

Tripping Over a Great Read

Rachael Berkey | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

How do books come into your life, reader? Are you a browser of Amazon? A wanderer of bookstores? A receiver of bookish care packages from well-meaning family members?

Hurricane Sandy's School Lessons

Marc Epstein | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education
Marc Epstein

The fact that hundreds of thousands of students are now riding long distances on an overtaxed aged mass transit system isn't even a consideration for a mayor who claims to be at the forefront of the Green Movement.

Janell Ross

Limited NYC Subways, Tunnels Become Operational Following Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

Several New York City subway lines will resume partial operations Thursday morning at 6 a.m. EDT and vehicle access to Manhattan will largely be restr...

Straphangers Will Have to Wait Years for More Subway Countdown Clocks

DNAinfo | Posted 10.25.2012 | New York

CITY HALL — The MTA’s new subway countdown clocks are on pause. While straphangers who ride the system’s numbered lines have known when the n...

MTA Unveils Four Plans For Fare Hikes; $125 Monthly Considered

| Posted 10.15.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MIDTOWN — 30-day MetroCards could jump to as much as $125 under proposed fare hikes unveiled by the MTA...

PHOTOS: Meet The 'Miss Subways' Of NYC

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — It was an ad campaign conceived as eye candy to bring attention to other advertisements in New York's transit system. But the "Meet M...

Selling The Keys To The City

Posted 10.01.2012 | Small Business

Talk about selling the keys to the city. That's exactly what a retired New Jersey locksmith allegedly did when he sold a set of master keys that c...

Artist Strikes Back At Anti-Muslim Ads

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

On Monday, anti-Muslim advertisements sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative went up in 10 subway stations in New York, following a fede...

NYPD Increase Subway Security After Anti-Muslim Ads

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

The arrival of an anti-Muslim advertising campaign in New York City subways on Monday has prompted the NYPD to increase security throughout ten statio...

Will New York's Suburbs Engineer a Mass Transit Train Wreck?

Dan Collins | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

In honor of the back-to-work season, let's send some positive thoughts toward the New York mass transit system.

Return of the Straphanger Nation

Taras Grescoe | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York
Taras Grescoe

We are all straphangers now and then: just people trying to share, and get around in, that greatest of all human creations, the city.

Cellphone Service Arrives At 6 NYC Subway Stations

Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers won't be able to go underground to escape calls from the boss much longer — the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...

WATCH: 'The L Train Song' Pokes Fun At Pretentious Subway Riders

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.02.2011 | Comedy

This song is for everyone who ever suspiciously peered over a fellow subway rider's shoulder and judged that person by what he or she was reading -- s...

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...

Speaking With Joe Meyer and Alexandra Dao of HopStop

Ramon Nuez | Posted 08.27.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

I travel a great deal throughout New York City and HopStop is the main tool I use for getting around. I can honestly say that if it was not for HopSto...

NY's Secret Underground Digital Lab

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

New York has a digital sensory deprivation zone that tests how long people can stand being disconnected from the web. It's called the New York City Subway.

Spotted Reading In Public: What Have We Seen You Reading Recently? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From a book about Charles Manson's murder trial to Steve Martin's autobiography, we saw you reading quite the wide array of books in the past few week...

Canadian Fugitive Charged In NYC Subway Plot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Canadian fugitive helped get terror training for three New Yorkers accused in a failed al-Qaida sanctioned plot to attack the city'...

Pregnant Woman Charts Subway Chivalry

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Would you give up your seat to a pregnant subway rider? Elizabeth Carey Smith wanted to find out. While noticeably pregnant, she rode the city's ...

What To Do With New York's Subway Map?

secondavenuesagas.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After listening to the current iteration of the New York City subway map called everything from bilious to muddy to messy to a mongrel, I almost felt ...

Your Commute Is About To Get Worse

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — When members of Congress met recently to discuss revitalizing passenger trains in the United States, they chose Grand Central Termina...