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The Subway

  1. The W Train Is BackA look at the line’s first day back on the job since 2010.
  2. stand clear the closing doors
    MTA Plan Restores Funding for the Next Phase of the Second Avenue SubwayGood news for East Harlem.
  3. stand clear the closing doors
    The L Train Apocalypse Won’t Begin Until 2019You’ve got time to prepare, at least.
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    Subway Ridership Is at Its Highest Since 1948There were 1.763 billion subway rides in 2015.
  5. The Beginning of the End for MetroCards Is HereIt’ll be a while before the MTA replaces them with a new payment system, though.
  6. the subway
    Man Lying on Tracks Killed by 6 TrainIt wasn’t immediately clear how he came to be lying on the tracks.
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    Herald Square Subway Stench IdentifiedUnsurprisingly, it’s sewage.
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    Giant Rat Crawls Onto Sleeping Subway RiderThis isn’t the first time this has happened, either.
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    Contractor Has Been Trying to Fix Leaky New Hudson Yards Station Since 2012It’s only six months old!
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    The W Train Will Rise From the Dead This FallThe Q will eventually run on the Second Avenue line.
  11. Two People Injured in Stabbing Aboard a C Train in BrooklynThe victims’ injuries are apparently non-life-threatening.
  12. Should Real-Estate Developers Fix the Subway?An offer they might not refuse.
  13. scary things
    Man Survives Fall Onto Times Square Subway TracksAn N train rolled over the 27-year-old this morning.
  14. gallery
    The Unexpected Art of the MTA’s In-House PhotographerPatrick Cashin might have the most interesting job in all of transportation.
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    Original Subway Car From 1935 for Sale on eBay, Should You Be in the MarketBidding starts at $24,000.
  16. snakes on a train
    Man Snuggles 2 Huge Snakes on the Subway; Woman Next to Him Keeps ReadingMore underground shenanigans.
  17. stand clear of the bedbugs
    Should the MTA Be Required to Announce Subway Bedbugs?Lawmakers and the transportation union say yes.
  18. stand clear of the closing doors
    Brooklyn Begging G Train Not to Bother Coming BackThe replacement shuttle is faster than the much-maligned train, and free.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    The NYPD Arrested This Man for Sleeping on an Empty Subway CarFor what!? For what!?” he screams. “All this for what?”
  20. stand clear of the dancing kids
    The War Against Subway Dancers Rages On (With Shaky Logic)Police say it’s dangerous even though no one’s been hurt.
  21. stand clear of the closing doors
    Subway Hero Credits Adrenaline, GodI give all the glory to Lord Jesus.”
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    Subway Derailment in Queens Traps Passengers UndergroundThe rescue mission included going through the sidewalk grates.
  23. bill de blasio's new york
    Experimental Anarchist Puppeteer Gently Clashes With NYPD in Times SquareThe latest, most colorful example of the crackdown on subway performers.
  24. stand clear of the pantless people
    MTA Punishes Employee for Riding With No PantsThe city finds the No-Pants Subway Ride “unbecoming,” but only for its workers.
  25. stand clear of the closing doors
    Unsolicited Subway Rubbing Just As Bad As Grabbing, Court RulesA highly sensible decision.
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    James Murphy Dreams of a More Musical SubwayHe has a proposal to make music out of the turnstile sounds.
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    Fancy, Futuristic Touch-Screen Subway Maps Have ArrivedIn Grand Central, with more to come soon.
  28. stand clear of the closing doors
    Rogue Sign-Maker Hacks NYC Subway for Efficient BoardingAn anonymous plan to make your commute easier.
  29. stand clear of the dancing kids
    Subway Dancers Arrested for Somersaults and StereoAnd loud music.
  30. stand clear of the closing doors
    Super Bowl Subway Map Features New JerseyWelcome, outsiders, to half a borough.
  31. party chat
    Sarah Jessica Parker Longs to Take the BusFor now, she’s sticking with the subway. 
  32. stand clear of the shooting bond
    James Bond Shoots Child in Today’s Most Unfortunate Subway Ad PlacementBad juxtaposition strikes again.
  33. terrible things
    Man Decapitated by Subway in the BronxWitnesses describe the absolutely horrifying scene.
  34. stand clear of the closing doors
    Subway Phone Thieves Are Literally EverywhereCheck under your feet.
  35. the most important people in the world
    Neil deGrasse Tyson Uses His Laptop on the SubwayThe rock-star astrophysicist is a very busy man.
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    Subway Misspellings Are EverywhereAt least it was a hard word this time.
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    ‘East Williamsburg’ Will Have to Live Without the L Train at NightFor most of August.
  38. the subway
    Peeing on the Third Rail May Have Killed a Man in BrooklynHe was electrocuted last night.
  39. crimes and misdemeanors
    Cops Nab Subway Fugitive Three Days After He Slipped AwayHe was in the neighborhood.
  40. stand clear of the swinging legs
    Subway Pole Dance-Off Somehow Ends PeacefullyYay.
  41. stand clear of the closing doors
    PBS Wants You to Stop Being So StupidOr at least have better taste in television.
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    Man on Subway Enjoys Music [Updated]A lot. 
  43. sad things
    Teen Killed by Subway on 18th Birthday; Friends Grieve on Twitter Digital mourning in 140 characters.
  44. stand clear of the closing doors
    How One Brave Skateboarder Jumped Over the Subway TracksAnd a brave photographer got it on film.
  45. ink-stained wretches
    ‘Wanted for Douchebaggery’ New York Post Writer Not AmusedIt’s not very witty.”
  46. stand clear of the closing doors
    Eight People Hit by Subway in Less Than a WeekSome intentionally, some not.
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    MetroCards Can Do Even More, But New Yorkers Might Not CareMany say they don’t “love” anything about the MTA.
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    Woman Killed by Subway After FaintingAnother subway death this morning in Brooklyn.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Jumped in Front of 6 Train After Child Porn ChargeThis one gets weirder.
  50. stand clear of the closing doors
    MTA Fare Hike Officially a New Thing to Complain AboutA single ride will be $2.50, and a monthly MetroCard will increase to $112.
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