Subway

The New York City Subway Operators' Photography Club

The MTA's own operators are some of the system's most talented, and most prolific, chroniclers.

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The Most Complicated Tunnel in the World Finally Opens

Istanbul's $4 billion underwater rail project, which links its European and Asian sections, was nine years in the making. Even now, critics wonder whether it's safe.

Michael Vanger

The Agonizing Wait for the Train, Charted

A smart new visualization of what it really means to wait for the subway.

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One of This Week's Silliest Publicity Stunts Involved a Duck on the New York City Subway

Authorities were not happy. 

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Who Has Worse Subway Etiquette: Men or Women?

A war of the sexes, waged on Tumblr.

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Nap App Means You'll Never Miss Your Subway Stop Again

Sleep away, straphangers.

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The Moscow Metro Is Like a Gorgeous Russian History Museum

The stations, built as a testament to Stalinism, offer marble walls, high ceilings, stained glass, mosaics and chandeliers.

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Memo to U.S. Open Players: The Subway Is the Easiest Way to Get to Your Match

Rather than complaining about the city's traffic, we recommend you make use of the excellent public transportation.

Justin Choy

Brilliant Invention of the Day: A Portable Rail Handle For Shorter Public Transit Riders

It's probably also more hygienic. 

Ring Theory

Brilliant Gadget of the Day: A Stylish Ring To Replace the Transit Farecard

Getting on the train just got much easier.

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The Worst Place to Be on a Hot Summer Day? A New York Subway Platform

This is way more unbearable than standing on black asphalt in the blazing sun.

Would This Insanely Complex Diagram Help You Navigate a Subway System?

Tokyo made a guide to its labyrinthine underground network. But despite their good intentions, it may as well have been drawn by M.C. Escher.

Let's All Stop Obsessing About the 'Next Great Thing' in Urban Transportation

Instead of coveting some trendy system, let's spend a little more time fixing the ones we've got.

The Transit Project That New York Mayoral Candidates Should Be Talking About

The so-called "X line" subway route could carry some 76,000 riders a day through the outer boroughs.

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New York Takes Aim at Terrorism With Odorless Gas Release in Subway

There was more gas than usual on the New York City subway system Tuesday morning, if that's even possible.

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Love in a Time of Public Transportation

Prague is unveiling subway cars for singles. Is this something people really want?

John Metcalfe

The Bay Area Survived Its First Morning Without a Metro

The BART strike made for a crowded commute, but not a nightmare.

100 Ideas for Improving the New York City Subway in 100 Days

From simple hand-sanitizer to a suction garbage system and beyond.

Artemy Lebedev

The Evolution of Moscow's Subway Maps

A collection of the city's subway maps since 1935.