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The Subway

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