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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...

Subway Terror Scare As Suicidal Man Carries Cyanide Into Tunnel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A suicidal college student who carried highly toxic sodium cyanide into a subway tunnel caused a brief terrorism scare early Friday, ...

Boston Subway Fire (VIDEO): 20 Treated After MBTA Electrical Fire

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON -- A smoky fire in a downtown subway tunnel late Thursday forced the removal of passengers from trains and the shutdown of several lines. Twen...

The Subway's 7 Line Goes to Washington

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Harry Moroz

The construction of the subway's 7 line demonstrates just how haphazard transportation planning and construction has become in the United States.

The United States of Transportation Inequity

Laura Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Barrett

The overwhelming majority of Americans want more public transportation, not less. But if cuts are an inconvenience for Americans who have transportation options, they can be a disaster for Americans who don't.

Seeking Sound Underground: Busker Brothers

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Kerri MacDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Heth and Jed Weinstein have been a part of the underground music scene in New York for about five years. Now, the two are writing a memoir about thei...

Cruel Cuts Only Digging Us Deeper

Dave Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dave Palmer

Working New Yorkers are off to a very rough year, and the looming closure of bus and subway lines across the city may prove the cruelest cut of all.

April 21st: Rosie Ruiz Steals Boston Marathon

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I hope to offer explanations that shed new light on my story, and maybe shed light on the medal that will be given back to me when everyone realizes I did not, in fact, take the subway to the finish line at the Boston Marathon in 1980.

Imam Awaits Sentencing For Subway Bomb Plot

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An Afghanistan-born imam who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into a suicide bomb plot against New York Ci...

FML! MTA Removing Profane Subway Sign

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA promises to change new signage at a 14th Street subway station that now boasts a profane internet punchline. Because the M train is replacing...

NYPD Protects Subway From Terrorist Attacks

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The tidy, three-story brownstone looks like any other on the cobblestone block in Brooklyn, but it isn't. It's a fake, leading direct...

9 Of The World's Best Subways (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Metros are high capacity, high frequency, urban electric transport railway systems. Also known as the subway, underground, and tube, they are disting...