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Man Struck by Train on West 14th St. Platform

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A man who was hit in the head as he looked to see if a subway train was arriving was in critical condition Sunday, the New York Post repo...

WATCH: This Is What Happens When You Punch A Cop In The Face

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you ever feel like punching a cop in the face -- don't. During an arrest at the Broadway Junction stop in East New York someone decided to physical...

Social Media Helps Wall Street Meet Main Street

Matt Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Wilson

Social media is all the buzz in small business. Everyone has seen their local mom and pop store using social tools to keep in touch with their clientele. Where does Wall Street meet Main Street? Franchising.

PHOTOS: Is This The End Of The Cobble Hill Tunnel?

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Until recently, New Yorkers have been able to glimpse a piece of decayed (but preserved) history below ground-- the abandoned Atlantic Avenue tunnel i...

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.

Intrepid Art Fans ARRESTED For Visiting Hidden Site

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you're dying to know where the sprawling, hidden street art installation The Underbelly Project is, be careful what you wish for. Cops have begun c...

PHOTOS: Amazing Street Art Project In Abandoned Subway

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The art world is abuzz about an exhibit that neither spectators nor buyers are able to see. The Underbelly Project, one of the largest exhibits of st...

REPORT: Manhattan Is So Loud It's Killing You

nypost.com | BILL SANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You've got to shout to be heard in this town -- and it's killing us. Noise in 98 percent of Manhattan's public space exceeds healthy levels, says a s...

Subway Employee Asks Pakistani-Born Customer If He Was A Terrorist, Ordered To Pay Fine

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An employee at a Subway restaurant in North Chicago was ordered to pay a $75 fine for asking a Pakistani-born customer if he was being recruited to be...

THE WORST

nypost.com | TOM NAMAKO, Transit Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's Clearly the worst! The C line is the scummiest and slowest subway in the entire system for the second year in a row, an annual report has found....

Morgan Stanley Fires Subway Friend Finder

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"I just want to say something for like 30 seconds." Solomon Lederer, a software developer for Morgan Stanley, had an interesting pastime: during the m...

Man Killed By E Train During Police Chase

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man was struck and killed by an E train early Thursday morning during what an MTA spokesperson described as a police chase. "Apparently the person ...

25th Anniversary of Westway

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

In New York City's long tradition of fighting City Hall, one of the most spectacular examples happened a quarter century ago this week.

PHOTOS: The Craziest Things To Happen in Public Transportation

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes riding the same commute every day can be tedious. Luckily we have performers, innovators, and one direction-challenged German to shake thing...

On the Waterfront: A New Park Rises in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's so much new public space in NY that even a tourist magnet as big as the City can afford to let the public know about some of its new gems.

End Of The Line For V, W Trains

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers took some subways and buses for the last time on Friday, a few of them carrying cardboard tombstones to mourn the end of ...

Man Jumps Onto Subway Tracks To Film Train (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Chinese man said he filmed himself jumping onto the tracks of an approaching Shanghai subway train because he thought it would be an "interesting" t...

NYC Subway Map For Jews

heebmagazine.com | Linda Gelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Print out our map and begin complaining about the spots we can't be forgiven for leaving out....

Hacked Calls, Affordable Price

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

At a cost of only $1,500 anyone can own an eavesdropping cell phone antenna. If you're worried, upgrade to a 3G phone -- the security is much better and way harder to hack.



Breaking News: The 30/10 Initiative Is a National Story

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Let's close the 30/10 deal by being so united in our support that it is on the front page and everyone in Washington knows what we're talking about and asking for.

The Wealthiest Americans You've Never Heard Of

DailyFinance | CARRIE COOLIDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft's (MSFT) Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) Warren Buffett and Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs are all household names in addition to being ...

Subway Stabber Cleared, Acted In 'Self-Defense'

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After stabbing two men to death on a subway train, a criminal justice student insisted to authorities that he was trying to save hims...

The 8 Sexiest Subway Systems In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hallie Seegal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

When your taxi fare far exceeds the number of sights you want to see, its worth checking out the local metro system. In fact, some cities have subways...

Working With China to Build Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

A recent Transport Politic article notes that not only is China willing and able to contribute its national funds to foreign projects, but also that it intends to structure its investments as an alternative to the World Bank.

J, M, Z Subway: Neighborhood Growth Is Crushing Commuters

brooklynpaper.com | Aaron Short | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The J, M and Z subway lines in Williamsburg have become victims of the neighborhood's success, exploding with a 24-percent increase in passengers in j...