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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.

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 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home

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...