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LOOK: Buy The MTA's Old Stuff!

Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

Hoping to spruce up your digs with some one-of-a-kind items? Look no further than the MTA to add a bit of retro stylings with the agency's Memorabilia...

Robert Moses and the Second Avenue Subway

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York
Joan Marans Dim

The world was allegedly created in six days (God rested on the seventh day), so why is it taking New York City so long -- some 90 years, or possibly longer -- to create the Second Avenue Subway?

Man Guilty Of Assault For Pushing Woman Into Oncoming Train

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A man accused of shoving a stranger into the side of an oncoming subway train was convicted Friday of assault but acquitted of attemp...

With New Exhibit, Subway Artist Takes Stock of His Success

Vera Haller | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

Enrico Miguel Thomas takes his moniker, "The Subway Artist of New York," seriously. He sets his easel on platforms and draws as people rush by and the wind from arriving trains whips his canvas.

Janell Ross

Bus, Train Ads Aim To Rescue Ailing Transit Budgets

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

Faced with the clashing imperatives of protecting public health and preserving the fiscal well-being of public transportation, Boston transit official...

PHOTOS: The 10 Coolest Subways Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.06.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Subways aren't just a means of getting from point A to point B. The dark nether regions that swallow millions of people daily are often bright and creative spaces to be explored.

WATCH: A Love/Hate Letter To The F Train

Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

Every New Yorker suffers through their commute in their own special way. We take the 6, which is usually uneventful, but often faintly smells like a s...

Person Struck and Killed By Subway Train on L Line at Third Avenue

| Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund MANHATTAN -- A person was struck and killed by an L train in the East Village Saturday morning, halting service and forcing near...

6 Things I Learned From Watching Commercials During the NFL Playoffs

Kris LoPresto | Posted 03.13.2012 | TV
Kris LoPresto

In an era where commercials are fast-forwarded more often than previews before a movie boots up on a DVD, there is a time and a place where commercials are actually watched: Live sporting events.

Putting Your Feet Up On Subway Seats Will Cost You

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Lounging on the New York subway with feet up on the seats was costly to lazy riders fined by the city last year, police...

PHOTOS: No Pants Subway Ride In New York City

Posted 01.11.2012 | Weird News

The No Pants Subway Ride is annual event staged by Improv Everywhere every January in New York City. The mission started as a small prank with seven g...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

Man Crosses Subway Track To Assault Stranger On 6 Train

Posted 12.22.2011 | New York

Police are searching for an unidentified man who crossed the subway tracks at a 6 train stop on the Upper East Side and struck a stranger in the face,...

WATCH: New Project To Send Your Leftover Metrocard Cash To Charities

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

New York subways bear witness to 40 tons of garbage a day. Did you know that includes discarding $52 million a year in real, live money? Well, that's ...

Cool New App Reveals Mood Of Subway Riders

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Happy to be riding the subway? As with most things these days, there's an app that already knew that. Introducing HappyStance, the winner of Times...

What's Behind The Subway Bread Smell?

Food Republic | Posted 12.07.2011 | Food

With more than 35,000 Subway franchises in the world (and close to 25,000 in the U.S.), it's hard to avoid the bread-y aroma emanating through the str...

NYC Transit: Subway Riders Stranded During 2010 Blizzard Were Forgotten

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A transit official has admitted that subway passengers left stranded on a train for hours during last year's blizzard had been forgotten. ...

Subway To Drop Sandwich Prices To $2 For Limited Time

Posted 12.01.2011 | Food

Subway is already known for the low prices it charges for some big meals. Its $5 Footlong promotion, launched in 2008, has been a huge draw throughout...

WATCH: Tour The Remarkable Abandoned Trolley Station At Delancey Street

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

Back in September, we were lucky enough to get a preview of a potentially awesome new project planned for the Lower East Side called the Delancey Unde...

WATCH: MTA Adds A Dose Of 'Nostalgia' With Vintage Trains

Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

Just in time for the holiday season, the MTA is bringing back their popular "Nostalgia Shoppers' Special Trains" every Saturday from November 26 to De...

MTA To Start Weeknight Repair Shutdowns In January

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

In honor of Jay Lhota's first day as MTA chief on Monday, the MTA has some bad news with plans to begin repair closures on weeknights beginning Januar...

Bloomberg Wants 7 Train To Extend To Jersey

Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

A proposal to extend the No. 7 line to New Jersey now has the blessing of Mayor Bloomberg. A $250,000 study was commissioned to analyze the possib...

MTA's War On Trash Involves Removing Trash Cans

Posted 12.25.2011 | New York

If there's no place to dump your trash, will there be less of it? The MTA is hypothesizing this very idea in an effort to minimize the amount of t...

6 Train Derails, No Injuries

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Authorities say two cars of a subway train derailed in lower Manhattan but no one was injured. The Metropolitan Transportation Autho...

WATCH: Subway Rider Surfs Outside Moving Train

Posted 12.11.2011 | New York

A man was filmed riding outside a moving J train in a YouTube video appropriately titled "Idiot Rides Outside The Subway Car." The video records the e...