Straphangers Board Buses As MTA Works On '7' Line All WeekendThe "7" subway line is suspended this weekend between Times Square in Manhattan and 74th Street-Broadway in Queens.
Rat Terrorizes Straphangers As 'A' Subway Train Heads To BrooklynOn Monday, a rat found its way onto an A Train heading from Manhattan to Brooklyn. A YouTube video showed passengers lifting up their legs and even standing up on the seats, and many of them screaming in horror.
Holiday Nostalgia Train Rolls Through Parts Of NYCNew Yorkers can relive how people got around the city 50 years ago by taking the holiday nostalgia train.
Proposed 'Wall Of Shame' Could Help Subway Riders Identify Convicted Sex OffendersOn Monday Vallone will introduce a resolution to the City Council that will call for a 'wall of shame'; pictures of convicted sex offenders would be posted in the stations where attacks have occurred, and in stations near the offenders' homes.
Subway Heroes Honored For Rescuing Man Seconds Before Train Would Have HitTwo people were honored Tuesday who had nothing in common except a fateful moment, and a heroic heart.
Must Watch: Straphangers Nearly Nab iPhone Thief In Subway-Station TurnstileThey almost got him. NYPD surveillance video shows that straphangers got extremely close to nabbing an iPhone thief last month.
MTA: Subway Crime Soars; NYPD Releases Stunning StatisticsThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is reporting a major surge in New York City subway crime. The agency said pick pockets and other thieves are bumping up the crime rate by more than 20 percent this year compared to last.
Police Looking For Suspects Accused Of Chaining Open Subway Doors For Free RidesOccupy Wall Street announced on its website that "a team of activists" opened more than 20 stations in Brooklyn and Manhattan by taping MetroCard readers at turnstiles and propping open emergency exits.
MTA Tells Riders To 'Stay Alert' In New Public Service AnnouncementThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is getting the word out to straphangers to stay alert and keep their cell phones and other electronic devices out of sight when riding the subway.
Ride The Rails For Free With Best Rat PicWe see them scurrying around the subway on the tracks and sometimes even on the trains. Rats have become almost a New York City icon, but now a new campaign is hoping your rat pics will help rid the subway of the furry creatures once and for all.
Straphangers Not Happy With Expected Weekend Subway Service DisruptionsThe MTA is starting the weekend off with overnight service disruptions throughout the system, leaving straphangers traveling at odd hours, stuck.
MTA Planning Major Service Changes In 2012Starting in 2012, the MTA plans to periodically shut down a subway line through most of Manhattan—and possibly all the way to Brooklyn—to conduct inspections, fix problems and replace equipment.
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