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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...

Subway Salmonella Outbreak: 48 Illinois Cases Tied To Restaurant Chain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Forty-eight Illinoisans have contracted a rare form of salmonella after eating at Subway restaurants, according to the Illinois Department of Public H...

5 Ways The iPad Will Disrupt Your Commute

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While everyone is oohing and aahing over the release of the iPad, nobody's talking about what really matters: how this little device is going to impac...

New York City Subway Murders: 3 Men Charged In Stabbing Deaths Of Darnell Morel, Ricardo Williams

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A lawyer for a man charged with fatally stabbing two New York City subway riders says he was defending himself after a group of passe...

Subway Security Beefed Up After Moscow Suicide Attacks

AP | MEGAN K. SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — U.S. transit agencies beefed up security as a precaution Monday after the double suicide bombing in Moscow's subway system, sending m...

Senate Fight for Transportation Equity

Laura Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Barrett

Eight powerful senators struck a blow for the millions of Americans who depend on public transportation, introducing the Public Transportation Preservation Act.

Moscow Subway Explosions: Dozens Killed By Two Female Suicide Bombers

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Terror returned to the heart of Russia, with two deadly suicide bombings on the Moscow subway at rush hour, including an attack at the ...

Breakfast At Subway: NEW Breakfast Menu Debuts April 5

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Subway is joining the increasingly crowded breakfast scramble in a move that the sandwich chain hopes will help add customers and sale...

MTA Approves Sweeping Bus & Subway Cuts: Longer Waits, Bigger Crowds

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA board gave final approval Wednesday to a sweeping package of bus and subway service cuts that will mean longer waits and more crowded slower t...

MTA: The V Train On Subway Will Disappear

nytimes.com | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The V train, a weekday-only service that relieved crowding on the E and F lines and was one of the youngest trains in the New York City subway system,...

Fare-Beaters Cost NYC Transit $27 MILLION Last Year, Analysis Finds

New York Daily News | PETE DONOHUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, NYC Transit has wildly underestimated how often riders beat the fare, which cheats the cash-crunched agency out of millions of dollars, the...

Reading In Public: Not Everybody's Reading The Top Of The Bestseller List (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading books in public makes a statement, we think, about how someone feels about a particular work. It usually means someone is engaged enough that ...

Mass Transit and a Public Works Pilgrimage to Hoover Dam

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Hoover Dam, transportation and Los Angeles -- for me it's all about well conceived infrastructure and a vision of what is possible.

Union Square Bomb Search: Bomb Squad Inspecting Suspicious Vehicle In New York City

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City police evacuated part of an apartment building and blocked off some streets near Manhattan's Union Square after a Thurs...