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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...

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.