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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...

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...

Subway Trying To Trademark 'Footlong,' Sending Cease-And-Desist Letters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Subway is making a play to trademark the term "footlong," prompting some embarrassment and a swift retraction after the chain threatened a mom-and-pop...

4 Killed In Train Accidents In NJ, NY, PA

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — Authorities say four people were fatally struck by trains in the Northeast. The first death occurred in Mercer County in New Je...

Woman Hit By Train Trying To Retrieve Bag

nytimes.com | ANAHAD O’CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A 48-year-old woman was hit and killed by a No. 6 train in an Upper East Side subway station on Thursday afternoon after she dropped her bag on the tr...

MTA Unveils Security Cameras On Subway E Line

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Four cars of an E train equipped with state-of-the-art security cameras made its unprecedented first run this morning, part of an aggressive anti-terr...

Najibullah Zazi Pleads Guilty: NYC Subway Bomb Plotter Admits He Was Planning Attack

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former airport shuttle driver accused of buying beauty supplies to make bombs for an attack on New York City subways pleaded guilty...

MTA On Track To Hike Fees

nydailynews.com | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Monthly unlimited-ride MetroCards could soar past $100 and one-way subway fares could jump as high as $2.60 unless the city and state find new sources...

40th Anniversary of the MTA Subway Graphics

Robert Vinci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Robert Vinci

Font fanatics have finally been given answers about subway design courtesy of the two men were hired in 1966 to overhaul the system's ancient and confusing signage system.

The Legend of the Metrocard Bike

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

When I saw it today at 59th and 8th, I didn't realize I had come across a legend. At the time, it seemed like a clever novelty: a bike completely decked out in Metrocards.

Power Line Explosion In Brooklyn Heights Halts Subway Service

nytimes.com | KAREEM FAHIM and COLIN MOYNIHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Workers installing a gas line into a Brooklyn building accidentally struck a power line that feeds the subway on Monday, sparking electrical explosion...

Van Pandya Plans Stake Out After Subway Restaurant Robbed

Colorado Springs Gazette | MARIA ST.LOUIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's a scene tha's played out once too often at Van Pandya's Subway restaurant on North Academy Boulevard: A robber comes into the store and runs o...

Fixing New York's Transit System

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

The new MTA management must be able to come back to the legislature and to the riders and say, we did what we promised, on time and on budget.