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New York subway officials beef up security after London train bombing

The bombing of a packed London commuter train on Friday prompted officials to beef up security on New York City‘s subway system, major commuter rail networks, at airports and other locations. 326 more words

World

London Over/Underground And New York Subway Compared

This article on Business Insider, is entitled I rode London’s famous Underground system for a week — and I saw why New York’s subway will never catch up.

It is good read.

Travel

New York subway workers traumatized by corpses stowed in staff break rooms

It’s a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives. 524 more words

World

See NYC Like Superman

Architect Candy Chan has created a mindblowing series of “x-ray” maps of New York City subway stations. Each of her elaborate drawings show the station lay-outs and orientation relating to the geography of the surrounding streets above. 15 more words

Tourism

My Love/Hate Relationship With New York

New York has been top of my bucket list for a long time. I wanted to see places where you felt like you had walked straight into a movie. 573 more words

Blog

Closures, overcrowding, rats: New York City commuters face ‘summer of hell’

By Tom McCarthy : theguardian – excerpt

Being trapped is a common thread in fictional future forecasts. Our urban planners’  future perfect plans for tiny crowded units with public transport ride-shares feel a lot like the futuristic city depicted in the 1985 Terry Gilliam movie, …

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History

Haiku, Subterranean Carsick Blues

“Too many riders, – too few subway cars, too much – deferred maintenance”

Haiku