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New York’s subways continue to break ridership records, reports Pix 11. The MTA — which is still in massive debt, by the way — shattered records in September when more than 6 million people rode the subway on a single day. In October, ridership exceeded 6 million on seven separate days. The news was announced […]

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Another chapter unfolded Sunday afternoon in the long saga that is the underground, not-so-on-the-low service of $1 vans in this city when a woman leaped from one of the vans after cops targeted the driver. The unidentified woman jumped from a red Ford Econoline — with Jamaican flags tied to the front bumper and a […]

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We’ve griped before about the city government’s dogged refusal to funnel any public funding to Citi Bike, and now, City Hall wants a $1 million payout from the cash-strapped program. As the Wall Street Journal points out, the city’s contract with Alta Bicycle Share, the company that operates Citi Bike, stipulates a payment from Alta to […]

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Adam Chang created the NY Train Project, an interactive site that features renderings of signs from every subway station in Manhattan. Chang writes: One day while waiting for the 6 train at the Bleecker stop, I began to notice the intricate details of the carefully placed tiles in the station sign. Which led me to […]

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Above, watch raw footage of an urban explorer’s trip inside the abandoned South Ferry inner loop station, which opened in 1918 and was shuttered in 1977. Writes the explorer on YouTube: Over all these years, the MTA has turned much of the station into storage rooms and also built some machinery there. You can catch […]

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Good news for L train riders: the MTA plans to add 33 round trips on Saturdays and 22 on Sundays to the 8th Avenue-Canarsie line, hopefully making traveling through Brooklyn on the weekends a little easier. Three weeknight trips will be added as well. Of course, the L isn’t the only crowded train, even if […]

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The Rockaway ferry — instituted in 2012 to cope with transit outages after Hurricane Sandy — has funding to continue running through this summer while the city seeks a permanent third-party operator. According to am New York, Mayor de Blasio’s executive budget contains $2 million to keep the service going. “Our local homeowners and businesses are […]

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Straphangers Campaign released its annual study of subway delays today, and found that the F Train was the worst offender of all in 2013. The MTA issued 326 alerts for “controllable” issues on the Queens-to-Coney Island line — eight percent of its total alerts in for the year. The 4 Train was next, with 298 […]

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We’ve seen photos of Second Avenue Subway construction before, as well as the havoc it wreaks above ground. Now, here’s a video tour of the enormous public works project from Gizmodo. When the line is completely finished — in many, many years — it will run from 125th Street to the southern tip of Manhattan. […]

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An F Train derailed in Woodside, Queens, this morning, causing delays and forcing an evacuation through the subway car roof. The train went off the rails at about 10:30AM, just south of the Queens 65th street station, causing thick clouds of smoke. UPDATE: Officials are reporting 19 injuries, four of them serious. DNAinfo has details about service […]

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