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  1. getting around
    The Era of the Not-Too-Empty, Not-Too-Crowded SubwayIt’s peak comfort. And a huge problem for the MTA.
  2. getting around
    The MTA Says You Can Officially Wear Your Mask Weird NowThere’s a sign and everything.
  3. design history
    We’ll Miss You, MetroCard MachineAfter more than two decades, the city is replacing the squat stainless-steel machines to make way for OMNY.
  4. getting around
    Can You Believe This Brazen Dog?A pit-bull mix fuels the fare-evasion crisis.
  5. getting around
    Talking to the Last Man Standing at the Congestion-Pricing HearingAn all-nighter with the MTA (and The Real Housewives of Dubai).
  6. getting around
    6 Hours and 42 Minutes of Insults and Minor MeltdownsA “money grab,” an “embarrassment,” and other complaints from the MTA’s first congestion-pricing hearing.
  7. getting around
    At Last, Congestion Pricing Fee PreviewsSome numbers to fuel the battle.
  8. getting around
    We’ve Surrendered the Subway to the FloodThe water is winning.
  9. getting around
    The MTA Bus Driver Who Won’t Tell You to Pay“I’m not enforcing a fare that can lead to me being hurt.”
  10. getting around
    Notorious B.I.G. MetroCard Listed at $4,899 on eBayQuite a fare hike.
  11. getting around
    The A Train Commute That’s an Extreme SportThe escalators are busted at one of the city’s deepest-set stations.
  12. getting around
    MTA’s Latest Effort on Fare Evasion Is Mostly Just AnnoyingBack door!
  13. getting around
    Lattes Are the Fuel of the Turnstile JumperThe MTA chairman sees a pattern, con panna.
  14. getting around
    Who’s Afraid of the Subway?Riding every line in the days after the Sunset Park shooting.
  15. getting around
    I Was a Teenage Subway TerrorNow I’m the elder on the subway, praying that the band of teens next to me on the platform doesn’t get in the same car.
  16. getting around
    How Will New York Remember the Subway Shooter?The city is lousy with people who do horrible things and pass into legend.
  17. getting around
    The Subway Is New York’s Safety NetIt’s not merely a picture of who any of us might become but of who we are right now.
  18. getting around
    ‘It’s Over. Immediately.’Mid-flight announcements and other glimpses at the chaos that ensued after the abrupt end of the transit mask mandate.
  19. our mayor
    Are These the Metal Detectors Eric Adams Is Talking About?It’s honestly hard to tell.
  20. budget
    Trust Me, To-Go Drinks Will Solve EverythingWhat budget problems?
  21. the unhoused
    A 24-Hour Manhunt and a Fleeting Sense of Safety for Unhoused New YorkersThe suspect in a fatal shooting spree is in custody. What the city does next will matter more.
  22. getting around
    MTA Decides Platform Doors Are Good NowA pilot program is on its way to three stations, including Times Square.
  23. getting around
    Buses Have Been Free BeforeA humble alternative to a crackdown on fare evasion.
  24. bathroom drama
    For a Brief, Beautiful Moment, We Knew Where to Find a Bathroom in the SubwayEven if we couldn’t use it.
  25. getting around
    Every Governor Should Copy Kathy Hochul’s Interborough ExpressPutting underused rails back into action for transit is a no-brainer of a good idea.
  26. getting around
    OMNY Fare Cap Gives Everyone an Unlimited PassOnce you’ve spent $33, you ride free ’til the next week.
  27. getting around
    MTA Workers on Being Lured Back From RetirementFaced with a labor shortage, the agency is calling in the reserves.
  28. infrastructure bill
    Infrastructure Bill Spares New Yorkers From MTA Fare Hikes for NowGovernor Kathy Hochul said that billions in federal funding means that fare increases are suspended and service cuts are “off the table.”
  29. getting around
    This Is the OMNY Card, and You Might Be Able to Buy One TodayBut not in the subway (yet).
  30. congestion pricing
    What It Will Take for Kathy Hochul to Get New York’s Congestion Pricing RightLooking to other cities for good ideas and potential pitfalls.
  31. andrew cuomo resignation
    We Just Got a Reprieve From Cuomo’s Worst Transit IdeasSo we might not get stuck with that LGA AirTrain anymore.
  32. benchgate
    Are We Ever Going to Get a Place to Sit Down in Moynihan Station?The corporation behind the Penn Station expansion says more seating is coming.
  33. getting around
    The Man in the MTA’s Money RoomArmored cars, pocketless uniforms, coin-sucking vacuums: Al Putre, who counts $1.5 billion a year, lets us inside.
  34. help is on the way
    What Is New York City Getting From the American Rescue Plan?A much-needed $6.5 billion for the MTA and another $6 billion in direct fiscal relief to the city.
  35. congestion pricing
    Secretary Pete Is Already Coming Through for New York City on Congestion PricingFederal approval is finally coming for the MTA-funding traffic-reducing program.
  36. getting around
    A Q.A. Q&A: Quemuel Arroyo, the MTA’s New Accessibility ChiefThe agency’s first CAO says he hears a lot of support within the MTA, but “I need to make a cultural shift here.”
  37. bad air
    Maybe You Should’ve Been Wearing a Mask in the Subway All AlongAir pollution at some stations is so bad that it’s like inhaling wildfire smoke.
  38. distancing
    New Yorkers’ Standoffish Subway Behavior Primed Us for a Pandemic“The typical New York subway rider doesn’t interact with other riders. There’s a culture of avoiding eye contact.”
  39. transit
    First Look: New York’s Digital Subway Map Comes Alive TodayAnd, almost incidentally, it resolves a five-decade fight for graphics supremacy.