Subways

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This Architect Has Painstakingly Standardized the World's Subway Maps

12 international subway maps, unified through design.

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Watch This Rat Terrorize Passengers on a New York City Subway Train

Gross.

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The Fascinating Remains of Rochester's 'Subway'

The city still hasn't figured out what to do with an exposed 1.5 mile tunnel in the heart of downtown.

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The Numbers Behind America's Mass Transit Resurgence

2013 saw 10.7 billion passenger trips, the highest in almost 60 years.

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This Addictive New Game Lets You Build Your Own Subway System

An afternoon diversion for transit nerds.

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This Ingenious Subway Ad Activates When the Train Arrives

Hair-raising.

This Is Maybe the Most Annoying Public Art 'Project' Ever

A cruel (if slightly amusing) prank on Paris's metro riders.

Visualizing Exactly How Subways Distort Our Sense of Space

An experiment from Shanghai.

Anthony Scerri

The Magical Beef-Based Transit System of 'Burgertown'

Where one man's fascination with burgers and New York's MTA intersect.

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U.S. Cities Haven't Given Up on Selling Naming Rights for Transit Stations

Despite only a handful successful deals nationwide, Boston is trying again.

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A Tie That Can Help You Navigate the Subway

Sneak a peak and you'll never get lost again.

Alexander Vigdorov

Moscow's 'Sexy' New Subway Stations

Stylish spots that intensely fashionable Muscovites will love.

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New York City's Subway Matchmaking Service Is Hiring 'Cupids'

Get paid to scope out eligible singles on the train.

Janol Apin

Watch People Act Out Paris's Subway Station Names

Photographer Janol Apin shoots playful scenes along the platforms.

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Moscow Introduces a Rather Unusual Way to Pay for the Subway: Squats

Thirty can win you one free subway ticket.

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Venezuela's Subway Workers Are Pretty Sure Hugo Chavez Just Appeared to Them

Workers say the late leader's face popped up on some rocks deep in the Caracas transit tunnels.

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Montreal's 'Tube That Jean Built'

It took 50 years for the city to get a subway, so it's no surprise the mayor who pulled it off got all the credit.

Austin Hodges

A Trip Inside Philadelphia's Abandoned Subway Station

Closed for over 20 years, SEPTA's old Spring Garden station has become a "mecca" for local graffiti artists and urban explorers.

Watch This Thrill-Seeker Blast a Motorcycle Through the Russian Subway

Experience one man's wild ride down the stairs, along the platform, and back up the stairs again, all on a Motocross-style dirtbike.