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Watch Metro Rebuild Track Switch Near U Street Station (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.10.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro work crews have been busy throughout the three-day Columbus Day weekend reconstructing a track switch on the Green and Yellow line...

10 Companies That Dominate Facebook

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Last month, Facebook surpassed 800 million users, which is nearly eight times as many people than watch the Super Bowl. Companies ...

Want To Talk To The MTA? Dial 511

Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

For anyone who has attempted to reach the MTA, but instead find themselves tangled in a confusing array of phone numbers, be thwarted no longer! S...

Cities Where Workers Most Use Public Transit

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

In such an urbanized country as the United States, it surprises how few of the nation's workers depend on public transport to make their daily commute...

LOOK: First Phase Of Second Ave Subway Construction Complete

Posted 11.23.2011 | New York

By ANDREW GROSSMAN, Wall Street Journal The end of the beginning has begun for the Second Avenue subway. The Metropolitan Transportation Authori...

Finally! Subways To Start Limited Cell Phone Service Next Week

Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

New York subways are about to receive a whole new dose of chatter, as six stations will be equipped with cell phone service by Tuesday next week. If y...

Notes from the Underground: The Art Below

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Caroline Giegerich

The next time you step onto the platform and wait for that train, think about all the moments you've spent throughout the tunnels in NYC and the ways these have defined you.

WATCH: Private Look Into NYC Subway System

Inae Oh | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

Sean Vegezzi's video, "It's Nice To Be Important, But It's More Important To Be Nice," takes on an inside-out perspective from the city's inaccesible ...

WATCH: Yoga On NYC Subway

Inae Oh | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York

While Mayor Bloomberg made his post hurricane commute to City Hall this morning, he made sure to warn New Yorkers of a "tough commute." But what he ma...

NYC's Subway Back On Track For Commute After Irene

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After Tropical Storm Irene forced an unprecedented closure of the nation's largest mass transit system, New York City subways resumed...

MTA Officials Scramble To Reset Commute

AP/The Huffington Post | COLLEEN LONG and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says residents who had been ordered out of their homes in low-lying areas will be allowed to return Sunda...

Entire NYC Transit System Shut Down For Irene

AP | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City transit officials say they've finished an unprecedented shutdown of the nation's biggest system of subways, buses and commut...

Subway Tests New Upscale-Looking Cafe Model

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 10.25.2011 | Food

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (Associated Press)-- The spacious restaurant with its chic lighting, flat-screen TVs, stuffed chairs, pastries and bistro sandwiches ...

Best And Worst Subway Lines In New York

Posted 10.24.2011 | New York

By Andrew Grossman WSJ.COM: The J/Z line is the best New York's subway system has to offer, according to a new study by the rider advocates at the St...

The Future of LAX: How World Class Cities Connect Airports to Transit

David Murphy | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles
David Murphy

Want to take public transportation to LAX? Good luck.

Subway Parties: Fun Or Horrible? (VIDEO)

Posted 10.10.2011 | New York

The subway's not always the friendliest place to be. It's hot and crowded; if it's raining, it's crippled and unpredictable; people fight, rats crawl ...

America's Biggest Food Chains

Posted 10.09.2011 | Food

QSR magazine, a trade publication for the fast food industry, has released this year's QSR 50 list of the biggest food chains in America, as ranked by...

Fast Food Review: Subway's BBQ Pulled Pork Sub

The Huffington Post | Erik R. Trinidad | Posted 10.08.2011 | Food

It may seem unfair to Subway for me to review their limited-time BBQ pulled pork sub, having had plenty of authentic BBQ from around the country -- ...

Subway Debuts 'Healthy' New Bread

Posted 10.02.2011 | Food

Subway, the world's biggest food chain by the number of outlets, has just announced plans to start adding vitamin D and calcium to the bread it uses i...

MTA Audit Shows Millions Wasted, Bad Notifications

| Tom Liddy | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A scathing audit says the MTA and New York City Transit are on the wrong track when it comes to diversions related to subway work, with m...

Return Of America's Middle-Class Underclass

BBC News | Paul Mason | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck describes the harrowing journey of the Joad family - migrant workers forced to leave their home during the Grea...

WATCH: Man Attemps To Hijack Train With Screwdriver

Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

A man armed with a screwdriver is suspected of attempting on Friday to take over the 5 train after he climbed through an open window and tried to stab...

10 Cities Spending The Most On Fast Food

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

Few topics provoke such fierce debate in America as fast food. But like it or not, the drive-thru has become more popular than ever with the economy g...

Paul Needham

Overhauling A Subway Station When There's No Money For It

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- To read about mass transit here and around the country these days is to learn of budget cuts, service disruptions and disgruntled passenge...

MTA Chief Resigns

Posted 09.20.2011 | New York

The head of the largest transit system in the world announced he will be resigning as of October 21st, 2011. Jay Walder, the head of the Metropolitan...