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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...

On the NYC Subways, I Don't Stand for Children

Paul LaRosa | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

I've noticed a troubling trend -- more and more adults jumping up for school-aged children as if the kids deserve a seat merely because they are kids.

Children Make Up 43 Percent of Subway-Fare Dodgers Says Report

Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

Height matters, especially when you are small enough to duck the turnstiles in the subway. According to a new report from the MTA, children taller...

WATCH: Gas-Masked Dancers Hit The Subway

Posted 09.17.2011 | New York

It's been said New York's subway systems are a clear target for terrorist activities. Strange, then, that a shirtless, tattoed man in a gas mask serpe...

Post-9/11, Biggest NYC Terror Threat Is Underground

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.17.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's the morning rush in the Times Square subway station, a routine convergence of humanity and mass transit that makes New York City...

Semen Trail Leads To Serial Subway Pervert's Arrest

| Shayna Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN SUPREME COURT -- A man accused of sexually assaulting three women on crowded Manhattan subway trains has been caught, prosecutors said Tuesd...

Subway, Wendy's Plan Major Expansions In Chinese Market

Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

In the past month, both Subway and Wendy's have announced plans to open new fast food outposts in China. Representatives from Subway told the AFP that...

"A Weekend With The MTA" By Samuel Beckett

Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Lucas Kavner

A: Will this train let me off here? At this stop? B: Ha. A: Pardon? B: Your question. It is absurd. It's the weekend, don't you know? The trains. They will not go where you'd expect.

Michael McLaughlin

Keep Your Filthy Hands Off The Subway: Will Tomorrow's Commuters Wear Plastic Mitts?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Step into a New York City subway and it can seem like you're witnessing biological warfare. Riders cough and sneeze all over the place, nauseating sme...

WATCH: Nasty Subway Fight Caught On Video

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

New York's subway system has, of late, been a hotbed of bizarre behavior. Fighting. Kissing (a rat). Licking (shoes). Invading. Stinking. Naked-ing. A...

Woman Hit And Killed By 6 Train After Falling Onto Tracks

| Meredith Hoffman and Ben Fractenberg | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- A young woman was struck and killed Wednesday by a subway train at the East 77th Street station on the Lexington Avenue line, autho...

Subway: 'We'll Help Avocado Go Mainstream'

Posted 07.31.2011 | Home

Subway has added avocado as a new sandwich topping in its 22,000 U.S. locations. "We'll help avocado go mainstream," claims Subway marketing chief Ton...

Subway Attempts 'Upscale' Format With Subway Café

Posted 07.25.2011 | Home

Subway is developing a more upscale concept that would function as a cross between a sandwich shop and a coffee bar. The concept is currently being te...

It's Hard to Find a Good Samaritan

Attiyya Anthony | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Attiyya Anthony

By no means are MTA riders obligated to give, but if someone touches your heart, it shouldn't be illegal -- helping someone out should never be illegal.

Last Gasp: Q&A With Osama bin Laden

John Bobey | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.

Subway Etiquette, or, "What's Wrong With Other People?"

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

New Yorkers are a pretty smart lot, so I ask myself: why can't they figure out how to get in and out of a subway car, something they are forced to do thousands of times in their lifetimes?

Entrepreneurs Are Stopped Cold for Lack of "Skin in the Game"

Jerry Chautin | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Passion and a great idea are not enough to start a business. In my last two columns, I wrote that you must demonstrate enough predictable cash flow an...

Fast Food Chains Going Green? Their Efforts May Surprise You

Gay Browne | Posted 06.14.2011 | Green
Gay Browne

Given that the fast food industry is over a $100 billion dollar enterprise, we encourage that when you have to grab a quick bite to eat, do so at a chain that is making a true effort to minimize its impact on the environment.

MTA Using The Subway To Transport Garbage

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

With all the talk of the upcoming rat takeover, this story out of the Daily News today won't help matters much. That is, that the MTA uses subway ...

Student Hit By Subway Car Mourned By Classmates

dnainfo.com | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE -- Friends and classmates of a Lower East Side student who died after striking his head on subway car last week expressed shock and sa...