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New York City Subway System

FILE -- Passengers ride in a subway car. (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: MTA Should Install Cameras On New Subway Cars

Bratton said, with the announcements and signage on subway cars now automated, the conductor would have time to monitor TV screens between stops.

06/25/2014

FILE -- Passengers ride in a subway car. (Credit: Getty Images)

MTA Eyes Surveillance Cameras On All Subway Cars

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it’s “studying the possibility of installing surveillance cameras in future subway car models.”

06/24/2014

A conductor looks down the MTA's "Nostalgia" vintage subway train while standing between cars at the Queens Plaza station on Dec. 15, 2013.  (credit: Getty Images)

Party Planned To Celebrate 110th Birthday Of NYC Subway System

The New York City subway system will be celebrating its 110th birthday this coming weekend with a party.

06/12/2014

Graffiti at the 137th Street 1 train platform. (credit: Flickr/Straphangers Campaign)

Census Of Subway Platforms Finds Many Are ‘Bleak And Dreary’

This was third annual “State Of The Platforms” report but the first time the Straphangers Campaign conducted a census of all 862 platforms in the subway system.

10/30/2013

No Pants Subway Ride (Photo/Sonia Rincon)

No Pants Subway Ride Coming This Sunday

If you see a throng of people on the New York City subway wearing only winter coats and underwear this coming Sunday, do not be alarmed.

01/07/2013

Subway Train

Reports: MTA Considering Big Balloons, Floodgates For Subway Flood Protection

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering using floodgates and what one published report calls “giant balloons” as precautions in case a superstorm deluges the subway system again.

11/27/2012