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9 Reasons to Love NYC's Subway System

It’s been one month since I began my second summer journey in New York City. Unfortunately, I no longer live in SoHo, where anywhere I wanted to go was no more than 25 minutes away. 1,069 more words

Official NYC Subway Service Info Is Now Being Updated With Emojis

Millennial-speak has officially reached the transit updates.

A new “Subway Agony Index” is using the beloved face emojis to notify New Yorkers of good train service and warn them of awful delays. 192 more words

Commuters criticize MTA for unsanitary conditions on Brooklyn Buses

BROOKLYN — One community in Brooklyn is fed up with the condition of their local buses, and is now speaking out.

Community Advocate Tony Herbert says he recently had to strip his clothes off at his front door before entering his home for fear of trafficking lice and/or bed bugs after riding an MTA bus in Brooklyn. 226 more words

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Drabble #48

Late night on the north-bound 6 train, boarding at 14th St. Congregations gather to play whatever games were on the agenda for the day.

Kissed cheeks between friends, new acquaintances. 77 more words

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When Things Go Wrong: Route 12, Nolensville Road

Monday (June 29) I had my first bad experience on MTA. It was not so bad for me, as I was just riding to see the neighborhoods and how the system worked in different areas. 868 more words

Manhole Fires Make For Subway Headaches In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported that Con Edison manholes were on fire along Bergen Street in Brooklyn around the time of the afternoon rush. 233 more words

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Riding the P (for Patriarchy) Train

Trigger Warning: Discussion of sexual harassment and assault.

MTA New York City Transit recently teamed with those progressive folks at the NYPD to produce “ad cards” entitled “Sexual Harassment is a Crime in the Subway, too.” … 28 more words