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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...

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 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...

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.

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...

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...

D Train Stabbing: Locking Down Train Was The Right Thing Says Bloomberg

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 06.09.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Drifter Dwight Johnson was on the subway with his bag on the seat next to him when another passenger demanded it be move...

Subway Sandwich Shop Opening Atop World Trade Center Crane

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As the Freedom Tower makes its ascent into the city skyline, rising alongside it atop a crane will be a Subway sandwich shop that will turn out subs f...

MTA Cuts Likely If Paterson, Albany Cut Aid

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

Among the billions of dollars in cuts that were proposed by Gov. David A. Paterson last week was $113 million in state financing for the Metropolitan ...

G Train Suspended For Four Weekends

Gothamist | [17] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA announced that the G train will be suspended on four consecutive weekends due to several maintenance projects....

Nostalgia Subway Hosts Vintage Tea Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers put on their Sunday best yesterday, not for church, but for the MTA Nostalgia Train running on the V line between Queens and 2nd Avenue. T...

Subway Guy, Jared Fogle, Falls Off The Diet Wagon

Thatsfit.com | Deborah Dunham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jared Fogle, a.k.a., "the Subway guy" was recently spotted in the Miami airport toting some extra baggage -- and not the kind on two wheels either. ...

Cortlandt Street Station Partly Reopens After 5 Years

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Cortlandt Street station on the R and W lines, which was closed for one year after the 9/11 attack and then shut again in August 2005 to accommoda...