New York City Subway

The Most Terrifying Tales from the New York City Subway

No matter who you ask, every New Yorker has a a handful of subway stories whose absurdity is typically chalked up to that all encompassing sentiment: …

Culture

MTA's new folding seats for NYC subway will roll out soon

Commuters can ride these new trains on the L line in the next week or two<p>The flip-up seats on the L train have arrived. It might still be a few days (or weeks) before you actually see them on your commute, but <i>the New York Post</i> spotted the newly-fitted train cars at an MTA rail yard on Wednesday.<p>The …

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Director Explains What Went Wrong With ‘The Snowman’ Adaptation

According to Tomas Alfredson, “The Snowman” could have been much better if they’d managed to film the entire script. The director has responded to the extremely negative reviews with some insights into exactly what went wrong, affirming that Jo Nesbø’s tightly-wound story was given short shrift due …

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Why are the NYC subway's operating costs so high?

What can be done to make the subway system more efficient?<p>New York has the world's highest subway construction costs—something that local media, including Curbed, has covered extensively.<p>But scant attention has been paid to operating costs, meaning the cost of running and maintaining the subway …

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This Short Depicts The Horror Of Being Sexually Assaulted On A Crowded Subway

<b>What:</b> <i>Laps</i>, an intense short film about an all-too-common trauma that women who live in metropolitan areas face.<p><b>Who:</b> Filmmaker Charlotte Wells.<p><b>Why we care:</b> It’s fitting that this film starts underwater. <i>Laps</i> makes a New York City subway seem like a claustrophobic torture chamber that induces the …

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Subway delays are costing NYC commuters $864K each day

And the amount gets even higher when you look at commuters traveling to the city from other states<p>It’s no secret by now that the city’s subway delays are costing New Yorkers in more ways than one. A report published earlier this month by City Comptroller Scott Stringer concluded that the economic …

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Stop taking photos to publicly shame your fellow subway riders

The New York City subway is a lot of things: delay-ridden, uncomfortable and gross, to name a few. But it’s also the city’s main public …

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Man shouting slurs at people gets thrown off subway by crowd

A group of New York City subway passengers who grew irritated with a belligerent man shouting racial epithets at them has been captured on video …

Business

‘I agreed to support ISIS’: transcript of Canadian’s confession about New York terror plot

U.S. prosecutors revealed last week that Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, 19, of Mississauga, Ont. confessed to an ISIS-inspired plot to target key New York …

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‘I Hate White People’: Teen Accused Of Hate Crime Against Elderly Man In NYC

'White people are the source of my problems'

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A Quick, Easy, and Mostly Painless NYC Subway Guide

October 6, 2017<p>Announcing my Amazing NYC Subway Guide, “How to Avoid being a total Dick on the New York Subway (and other essential tips for any NYC …

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ISIS Terror Plot Against New York City Foiled: FBI Nabs Jihadists Accused Of Plot To Attack Times Square

Three men alleged to be acting in the name of the terror group ISIS planned to attack targets in New York City, with one man hoping to bring about …

Terrorism

Prosecutors reveal thwarted plot to bomb Times Square, New York subway

Federal authorities revealed Friday they had arrested and charged three men in connection with a 2016 plot to carry out bombings and shootings in crowded areas of New York City, then kept the court case under seal for more than a year as investigators worked.<p>The alleged scheme was more nefarious …

Terrorism

FS1 to remove controversial Knicks subway ads

FS1’s controversial subway advertisements about the Knicks will be removed, multiple sources confirmed to The Post.<p>The ads asked fans to “pick a …

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Report: New York City subway ads criticizing 'hopeless' Knicks will be removed - CBSSports.com

The subway ads featured Knicks players alongside negative phrases<p>The Knicks probably won't be a great at basketball this year. And when you're not …

Basketball

Ads bashing Knicks on subway will be taken down

A New York City subway wrap bashing the New York Knicks will be taken down after pictures of it spread across social media on Tuesday.<p>The ads, …

New York Knicks

The FS1 Subway Ads Making Fun Of The Knicks Will Be Taken Down

Well, that didn’t take long. A series of ads on the New York City subway system that made Knicks fans choose whether they were optimistic or pessimistic about the franchise will reportedly be taken down. According to Darren Rovell, Fox Sports 1, which is behind the stunt, didn’t think to get …

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A campaign calling for the 'hopeless' Knicks to be sold was plastered all over a New York City subway

The New York Knicks are in the midst of what may be a long and slow rebuild, but not everyone is buying the change.<p>According to Twitter users, a shuttle running between Times Square and Grand Central in New York City featured an ad campaign from Fox Sports 1 calling for the "hopeless" Knicks to be …

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New York City Subway Ads Ripping Knicks Reportedly Will Be Taken Down

New York City subway ads ripping the Knicks, which went viral on Twitter earlier Tuesday, will be taken down.<p>ESPN's Darren Rovell reported the news. The ads, which were paid for by Fox Sports and not approved by the Knicks, were a two-sided campaign featuring positive and negative slogans about the …

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Look: Knicks' despair magnified in NYC subway ad campaign

JMintzHoops/Twitter<p>The New York Knicks enter this season with little talent and even less hope, and fans commuting around the city may not be able to …

New York Knicks

Knicks fans asked to 'pick a side' with FS1's subway ad campaign

An FS1 ad campaign is asking New York City subway riders to "pick a side" on the Times Square to Grand Central shuttle: Are the Knicks hopeful or …

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There's a massive ad on the New York City subway ripping the Knicks as 'hopeless'

1:42 p.m. ET<p>A Mississippi school district has removed Harper Lee's <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> from its eighth-grade curriculum because it "makes people …

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FS1's Knicks 'Hopeless' or 'Hopeful' subway ad campaign short-lived

FS1, Fox Sports' cable television outlet, built its daytime programming around debate and commentary, the edgier the better. But a new ad campaign …

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Drunk ‘legal scholar’ gets thrown off NYC subway car for yelling racial slurs

On Saturday, bystanders recorded video of a man who identified himself as lawyer who graduated from NYU Law hurling racial slurs on a packed New York …

Liberal View

NYC subway to get thousands of digital ad screens

Prepare for those Casper ads to come to life<p>Once upon a time, riding the New York City subway was a refreshingly analog experience, without things like Wi-Fi—or, hell, even smartphones—providing distraction. People had to read books or even (<i>gasp!</i>) newspapers if they wanted to tune out and avoid …

Advertising

Thousands of obnoxious video ads are coming to the NYC subway

The MTA isn't exactly having a banner year. With service disruptions on the rise and a run of emergency fixes currently underway, straphangers are …

New York City

‘Please Offer Me a Seat,’ the Buttons Say. Subway Riders Aren’t Listening

The friendly woman who noticed Mary Alice Dadras’s rounded belly on the No. 2 train in Manhattan recently had lots of questions. When was the baby due? Oh, twins? Were they boys or girls?<p>The one question she didn’t ask, as Ms. Dadras stood before her: Would you like my seat?<p>Nobody who uses the New …

New York City

Our nation of jerks can turn the corner

It’s their fault, not mine. That’s what most people say about the rude, selfish and disrespectful behavior that plagues so much of modern life — and …

Psychology

Untapped Staff Reads: An Ode to Acts of Kindness on the Subway, An Encyclopedia of NYC Transit Design

<b>An Ode to Acts of Kindness on the New York City Subway [New York Times]:</b> “The New York City subway is this great equalizer,” said the photographer …

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New York’s transit history gets the beautiful visual archive it deserves

Photographer Brian Kelley’s collection of subway ephemera is cataloged in a new coffee table book<p><b>Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever</b> <b>Transportation Week</b><b>!</b><p>From how to improve public transportation in cities, ranking the best car-free neighborhoods across the country, and a friendly competition between NYC, …

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