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MTA Warns Of Dire Consequences As State Sits On Request For $29 Billion In Funding

The MTA is warning of dire consequences, suggesting future pieces of the Second Avenue subway line could get scrapped.

06/25/2015

The Times Square terminal of the 42nd Street Shuttle. (Credit: CBS2)

Spike In Crime In Subway System Prompts Increased Patrols

The New York City subway system has seen an alarming rise in crime in just the past month, and the NYPD has now added more patrols on platforms.

06/16/2015

The PathoMap documents the bacteria, viruses and fungi found at the city's subway stations. (Credit: PathoMap/Weill Cornell Medical College)

‘PathoMap’ Breaks Down Bacteria, Other Microorganisms At City’s Subway Stations

You might think the New York City subway system is not always the cleanest place in the world, but researchers have begun undertaking a mission to find out just what microorganisms are lurking at your local stop.

02/05/2015

A man checks his cell phone on a subway platform in the Union Square station of the L line/file. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phone, Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 40 Additional Underground Subway Stations

Straphangers will be able to use their smartphones and other devices in 40 more underground stations in midtown Manhattan and Queens.

10/16/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Most Area Mass Transit Back To Normal After Snowstorm Changes

Most mass transit in the Tri-State Area was back to normal Saturday, just over a day after major changes were put into place due to the snowstorm.

01/04/2014

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NYC Takes To The Subway System To Promote New Anti-Salt Campaign

The city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has launched a new ad campaign for subway riders, advising them that too much salt is a bad idea.

04/01/2013