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New York City Subway System

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