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  1. getting around
    The Kids in Therapy for Subway AnxietyRiding solo — a rite of passage — has turned into a terrifying routine for some.
  2. getting around
    We Now Have a Better-Than-Nothing Subway-Platform BarrierThe prototype, at 191st Street, looks simple, cheap, and modestly effective.
  3. getting around
    The Beginning of the End of the TurnstileA visit with the MTA’s new anti-fare evasion gates in Queens.
  4. environment
    Scenes From a Flooded New York Subway evacuations, school day chaos, a missing mayor, and at least one fugitive sea lion.
  5. 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.
  6. the city
    The Candy SellersThe lives and livelihoods of some of the city’s newest migrant children.
  7. loud town
    Arline Bronzaft Will Talk to Your Noisy Neighbor“I deal with sex. I deal with crime. It goes beyond noise.”
  8. mysteries
    What’s in the Subway Water That Drips on Your Head?A semi-scientific inquiry.
  9. power
    ‘I Would Like Everyone to Pretend That Was Their Son’AOC on Jordan Neely’s killing and who gets to feel safe in New York.
  10. 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.
  11. crime
    The Outrage Over Jordan Neely’s Killing Isn’t Going AwayThe ex-Marine who choked him to death has finally been identified, but it’s still not clear if he will face charges.
  12. getting around
    Timothée Chalamet and Martin Scorsese Rode the SubwayThe MTA is back! Period.
  13. getting around
    This Is What the End of the MetroCard Machine Looks LikeThe new OMNY kiosk is on display at MTA headquarters.
  14. 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.
  15. getting around
    The MTA Is ‘Completely Obsessed’ With Reopening Its BathroomsStarting with just eight, to be exact.
  16. 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.
  17. getting around
    Can You Believe This Brazen Dog?A pit-bull mix fuels the fare-evasion crisis.
  18. getting around
    At Last, Congestion Pricing Fee PreviewsSome numbers to fuel the battle.
  19. getting around
    We’ve Surrendered the Subway to the FloodThe water is winning.
  20. our mayor
    Eric Adams Tracks Homeless Encampments on a Google DocIt’s his “system,” and he gets mad when police don’t use it.
  21. getting around
    The A Train Commute That’s an Extreme SportThe escalators are busted at one of the city’s deepest-set stations.
  22. getting around
    Who’s Afraid of the Subway?Riding every line in the days after the Sunset Park shooting.
  23. 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.
  24. getting around
    How Will New York Remember the Subway Shooter?The city is lousy with people who do horrible things and pass into legend.
  25. 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.
  26. brooklyn subway shooting
    ‘From Now On, I’m Super-Aware’Sunset Park neighbors speak about yesterday’s shootings.
  27. what we know
    What We Know About the Brooklyn Subway ShootingFrank James, the accused gunman, was arrested in the East Village thanks to tipsters.
  28. our mayor
    Are These the Metal Detectors Eric Adams Is Talking About?It’s honestly hard to tell.
  29. getting around
    Fare-Evasion Arrests Are Back With a VengeanceEric Adams’s subway crackdown has arrived.
  30. housing
    The Cruel Theater of Encampment SweepsAdams’s task force cleared hundreds of sites. Five people accepted a bed.
  31. 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.
  32. getting around
    MTA Decides Platform Doors Are Good NowA pilot program is on its way to three stations, including Times Square.
  33. getting around
    Here’s the MTA’s Guide to Stuffing Your Dog Into a Backpack ProperlyWith some help from Maxine, an internet-famous corgi.
  34. getting around
    Be Safe Out There, Junior BankersWalking and subwaying are maybe dangerous!
  35. getting around
    The First Sex Toy Ads on the Subway Are Predictably TameAnd it took a lawsuit and three years of legal wrangling to even get this campaign approved.