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  1. getting around
    When the NYC Subway Was Just a Dirt TrenchRare photos from the early 1900s show the 120-year-old system’s pick-and-shovel beginnings.
  2. getting around
    US-LIFESTYLE
    Every Question We Could Think of About Congestion PricingHow to run errands in the zone, find your toll rate, and figure out if you’re eligible for an exemption.
  3. getting around
    The Subway Joy RidersRail fans who have moved from MTA obsession to breaking and entering.
  4. getting around
    People Are Still Quite Worked Up About Congestion Pricing“I’m a resident, you know, so this is very unfair and unfair to my mom.”
  5. getting around
    We Now Have a Better-Than-Nothing Subway-Platform BarrierThe prototype, at 191st Street, looks simple, cheap, and modestly effective.
  6. collectors
    First in Line at the MTA’s Memorabilia SaleShopping for train doors, wooden benches, and subway signage in a south Brooklyn lot.
  7. getting around
    The Beginning of the End of the TurnstileA visit with the MTA’s new anti-fare evasion gates in Queens.
  8. getting around
    The Mostly Monochrome OMNY Kiosk Is HereStainless-steel machine delivers (in our extremely unscientific test) stainless performance.
  9. environment
    Scenes From a Flooded New York Subway evacuations, school day chaos, a missing mayor, and at least one fugitive sea lion.
  10. getting around
    Why Subway Surfers Find It So Hard to QuitAfter four surfing deaths this year, Michael stopped. But so many kids he knows are still chasing the high.
  11. mysteries
    What’s in the Subway Water That Drips on Your Head?A semi-scientific inquiry.
  12. getting around
    New Subway and Rail Tunnels Are Coming! Eventually.Maybe in 2035. Or later.
  13. getting around
    The Off-Peak Rider Is the Future of the SubwayThe pandemic changed how we commute. Time to invest accordingly.
  14. getting around
    We’re Another Step Closer to Congestion PricingThe Federal Highway Administration has given the plan its blessing, even if New Jersey politicians are crying.
  15. getting around
    Timothée Chalamet and Martin Scorsese Rode the SubwayThe MTA is back! Period.
  16. getting around
    This Is What the End of the MetroCard Machine Looks LikeThe new OMNY kiosk is on display at MTA headquarters.
  17. getting around
    Elon Musk Could Ruin Your Commute (Again)The Twitter CEO’s planned API paywall could be bad news for the MTA’s service alerts.
  18. getting around
    New York’s War on Seating Continues at Grand Central MadisonThe MTA is voting on conduct rules for the LIRR train hall that include a 90-minute time limit on its benches.
  19. getting around
    Will Train Daddy Finally Get Us High-Speed Rail?Andy Byford is joining Amtrak to oversee the system’s high-speed network.
  20. getting around
    The Manhattan Parents Who Won’t Let Their Teens Outside AloneMom does drop-off, a sitter does pickup. An Uber takes care of the rest.
  21. cityscape
    ‘Use That Time As a Meditation Time’: The MTA’s New, Very Long EscalatorTen stories down into the new Grand Central Madison terminal.
  22. artifact
    The MetroCard’s 28 Years As a Blank CanvasAs the clock runs down on this ubiquitous object, a collector walks us through its many variations.
  23. getting around
    7-Inch Platform Gaps Are Keeping Disabled Riders Off the SubwaysA new class-action lawsuit is demanding the MTA do something to actually fix them.
  24. getting around
    The MTA Is ‘Completely Obsessed’ With Reopening Its BathroomsStarting with just eight, to be exact.
  25. don’t mind the gap
    The Making of an Instant Classic New York Skateboarding ShotHow Atiba Jefferson avoided death to get the picture of Tyshawn Jones kickflipping over the train gap at the 145th Street station.
  26. getting around
    The Era of the Not-Too-Empty, Not-Too-Crowded SubwayIt’s peak comfort. And a huge problem for the MTA.
  27. getting around
    The MTA Says You Can Officially Wear Your Mask Weird NowThere’s a sign and everything.
  28. 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.
  29. getting around
    Can You Believe This Brazen Dog?A pit-bull mix fuels the fare-evasion crisis.
  30. getting around
    Talking to the Last Man Standing at the Congestion-Pricing HearingAn all-nighter with the MTA (and The Real Housewives of Dubai).
  31. 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.
  32. getting around
    At Last, Congestion Pricing Fee PreviewsSome numbers to fuel the battle.
  33. getting around
    We’ve Surrendered the Subway to the FloodThe water is winning.
  34. 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.”
  35. getting around
    Notorious B.I.G. MetroCard Listed at $4,899 on eBayQuite a fare hike.
  36. getting around
    The A Train Commute That’s an Extreme SportThe escalators are busted at one of the city’s deepest-set stations.
  37. getting around
    MTA’s Latest Effort on Fare Evasion Is Mostly Just AnnoyingBack door!
  38. getting around
    Lattes Are the Fuel of the Turnstile JumperThe MTA chairman sees a pattern, con panna.
  39. getting around
    Who’s Afraid of the Subway?Riding every line in the days after the Sunset Park shooting.
  40. 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.
  41. getting around
    How Will New York Remember the Subway Shooter?The city is lousy with people who do horrible things and pass into legend.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. our mayor
    Are These the Metal Detectors Eric Adams Is Talking About?It’s honestly hard to tell.
  45. budget
    Trust Me, To-Go Drinks Will Solve EverythingWhat budget problems?
  46. 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.
  47. getting around
    MTA Decides Platform Doors Are Good NowA pilot program is on its way to three stations, including Times Square.
  48. getting around
    Buses Have Been Free BeforeA humble alternative to a crackdown on fare evasion.
  49. bathroom drama
    For a Brief, Beautiful Moment, We Knew Where to Find a Bathroom in the SubwayEven if we couldn’t use it.
  50. 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.
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