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New York
In comments that greatly offended the autism/Asperger world, if not the entire disability community, not one, but three MTA
Parenting
The last place we imagined our daughters would be objectified would be while riding the New York City subway to school. There are three ads currently on display from Doctor's Plastic Surgery -- one more offensive than the other.
New York
New York City, the greatest metropolis in the world, looks great on the outside. There are gleaming luxury high-rise buildings, shiny new neighborhoods and energetic tourists everywhere. But looks are deceiving.
New York
It is difficult to understand how calling for a minimum wage increase is political rather than a matter of social and economic justice. We are living in a country where 46 million people are working for wages of less than $15 an hour.
New York
I was walking the other night along the edge of the Harlem River, at or near where they once chopped off a sizable piece
Queer Voices
Little background on me, you're not the first person to say I'm not a man. In fact, this isn't even the first time I've been told I look like a girl.
New York
Whether you want to be closer to work, or closer to awesome dim sum, finding a more convenient (but still affordable... please?) place to live is something pretty much every New Yorker considers at some point. Well, this should help you do exactly that.
Travel
The 10 Coolest Subway Stations in the World Is the whole thing pretty generalized? Sure, but also more than likely accurate
Education
Why are you messing with NYC's specialized high schools -- a part of our educational system that actually works pretty well, instead of focusing on things that don't?
Business
Transit workers are "often seen as invisible unless something goes catastrophically wrong,” said Snyder, who is also a professor
Culture & Arts
MES: I'm currently working with Arne on an upcoming feature. Stay tuned. I see you have a BFA in photography. How has this
New York
Since the MTA's income is not substantially affected by the quality of the service it provides to its customers, it has little motivation to improve the service.
Videos
Subway delays-- whether caused by signal malfunctions, train traffic, or a sick passenger-- are New Yorkers' most common excuse for running behind schedule.
New York
There was a disruption in service, specifically signal trouble, sick customer, brakes in emergency and track circuit failure
New York
Where I'm heading is everywhere and, well, nowhere. I'm started what on Twitter I'll call #24onMTA, and in real life describe as an experience in endurance. I'm riding the New York City subway for 24 hours straight, with no plan other than to just go.
Chicago
As part of Travel and Leisure magazine's "America's Favorite Cities 2012" feature, unveiled earlier this fall, the country's
New York
The MTA announced on Monday that the agency would not be reimbursing customers who purchased unlimited Metrocards prior to
New York
New York's train system is starting to come back, with new updates by the minute. It's not yet clear, however, when full train service will resume. The bus system is playing a central role, but it is threatened by traffic. Dedicated bus corridors could help.
New York
The MTA's contract demands include the introduction of part-time Bus Operators, which would have a rippling effect throughout working-class communities.