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The Law of the Subway

Joseph Rauch | Posted 07.14.2012 | College
Joseph Rauch

I thought the MTA regulations of prohibiting soliciting on the subway were harsh until recently.

PHOTOS: Famous Fast Food Birthplaces

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.11.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

The fast-food industry in this country has a long and storied history. The founders in this field built mega-empires based on the pursuit of the Ameri...

America's 7 Favorite Fast Food Chains

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.10.2012 | Food

America's favorite fast food isn't deep fried or candy-coated, according to a new study by market research firm Harris Interactive. Subway topped ...

A Better Idea for Branding Public Transit

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

So if a car's experience is so fundamentally different than riding transit, what parallel experience can we plumb for joyous attributes? I would propose we look for a model to long-distance trains and their sense of possibility and romance, not the raw sex of cars.

Subway Has More Health Violations Than Any Other NYC Chain

Posted 04.18.2012 | New York

A new report conducted by The Daily News reveals more Subway restaurants have been closed due to health violations than any other chain in the city, w...

Could State Transportation Agencies Accused of Patent Infringement Use Constitution as Defense?

Daniel B. Ravicher | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Daniel B. Ravicher

There has been much reporting lately of a small patent holding company named Arrivalstar accusing public transit authorities of patent infringement if they provide commuters with real time information about train, bus or subway schedules.

A Pit (Bull) Stop on the Subway

Charlie Carillo | Posted 06.17.2012 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I've just been reminded of why I love this crazy, remarkable city. Because every time I think I've seen it all, it shows me something new, something I've never seen before, something I never could have dreamed of in a million years.

'Not Going To Happen'

Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

Bloomberg may have touted his support to extend the No. 7 line to New Jersey, but according to MTA chief Jay Lhota, neither he or the mayor are going ...

Man Dies After Being Hit By Subway Train In New York

The New York Times | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York

Investigators were searching on Saturday for a man who was involved in a fight with a young Queens man who fell to the tracks in a Brooklyn subway sta...

The Fast Food Chains Whose Customers Exercise The Least

Posted 03.23.2012 | Food

On the face of it, fast food chains and exercising seem like the left and right, the fire and ice, the protons and electrons, the Starks and Lannister...

Subway Riders May Be $1000 Richer

Posted 03.12.2012 | New York

City commuters plagued by routine fare hikes may finally be receiving some well-deserved cash relief with lawmakers considering a tax break for mass ...

U.S. Hasn't Used Public Transit Like This For A Long Time

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - Americans took 10.4 billion trips on public transportation in 2011, the second-highest total since 1957, as gasolin...

More People Used Public Transportation In 2011

The New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

Americans took 10.4 billion rides on public transportation in 2011 — a billion more than they took in 2000, and the second most since 1957, accordin...

Chick-fil-A Beats 16 Other Fast Food Chains In Customer Experience Survey

Posted 02.29.2012 | Food

Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and Subway earned the top customer experience ratings, in a new survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers by the Temkin Group. These chai...

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...