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New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31  USA TODAY

New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.



Two Bethlehem Subway restaurants close as company’s domestic footprint continues to shrink  Allentown Morning Call

A pair of Subway restaurants, part of the world's largest submarine sandwich chain with more than 40000 locations in more than 100 countries, recently closed at ...


Man hand-feeds rat Chinese takeout on packed subway train  New York Post

Pizza Rat has some culinary competition. A man was spotted on a packed 2 train Wednesday hand-feeding a rodent during rush hour. That's right, rat foodies ...


Senator questions federal loans to Subway franchisees  New York Business Journal

The U.S government is looking into complaints about sandwich chain Subway's “unfair and deceptive practices.”


New York's Brake-Pulling Subway Supervillain Has Delayed More Than 740 Trains  Jalopnik

Jerrylee Heath almost caught him. He was standing right there. It was 3:51 p.m. last Sunday. Heath, a train supervisor on duty at Times Square, got a call from ...


Subway Culprit Intentionally Activated Emergency Brakes, Officials Say  The New York Times

Transit authorities are looking for someone who has been activating the emergency brakes on New York subway trains and disrupting thousands of commuters.


Police Seek ID For Teen Shown Beaten On NYC Subway  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for answers after a cell video was posted online showing what appears to be a teenager getting repeatedly ...


CHARLOTTE SUBWAY CROWBAR ROBBERIES: CMPD: Thief with crowbar tried to rob east Charlotte Subway restaurant  WSOC Charlotte

Police are searching for the man they said tried to rob an east Charlotte Subway restaurant using a crowbar.


Subway Rider Slashed In Face Waiting For G Train In Brooklyn  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was slashed in the face while waiting for the train early Thursday morning in Brooklyn. It happened around 2:45 a.m. at the ...


Woman grazed by bullet inside Brooklyn subway station  New York Post

An Iowa woman was grazed by a bullet when a gunman opened fire inside a Brooklyn subway station, police and law enforcement sources said Wednesday.


Tourist Grazed by Bullet at Brooklyn Subway Stop  NY1

Police say the woman was standing on the "4" train platform at Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights Tuesday night when it happened.


SUBWAY ROBBERY: Teen employee thwarts armed robbery at local Subway  WSOC Charlotte

The Subway employee, who is a Garinger High School senior, said she can't forget the man's face.


NYPD Trying To Track Down Suspects Surfing Subway Trains And Pulling Brakes  CBS New York

The NYPD is stepping up patrols as police search for the person — or people — responsible for pulling emergency brakes on subway trains. CBS2's Aundrea ...


Chase and Visa say they can make riding the New York subway easier  ConsumerAffairs

Photo (c) krblokhin - Getty Images Chase has teamed up with Visa to help new New York transit riders get through the turnstiles and onto trains a little faster.


NYC Subway Twitter Account Weighs In On Brandon Nimmo's Struggles  WFAN

Brandon Nimmo has struggled heavily at the plate for the Mets this season, but it seems he still has one notable fan. Click to read.


Asymmetric warfare: someone is pulling emergency brakes on NYC subway cars  Boing Boing

Modern metropolises are teeming with police and national guards at the ready. They are well-equipped for dealing with riots, hostage situations, and the like.


A guide to OMNY, the MTA’s new MetroCard-replacing fare system  Curbed NY

A pilot for the tap-to-pay technology will launch on May 31.


Police Identify 22-Year-Old In Brutal Subway Beating, Search For Attackers  WCBS 880

Police have identified the straphanger who was brutally attacked while riding the D train in the Bronx Monday.


About 1,000 commuters spend hours trapped in Moscow subway  Fox News

About 1000 commuters have been trapped in a Moscow subway for several hours because of a power outage.


Crime Stoppers: Red Bank police looking for Subway burglars  WRCB-TV

You will have to look closely at the video we have from a burglary in Red Bank. The suspects have covered themselves pretty well, but reward cash awaits if you ...


NYPD Seeks Attackers Behind Violent Subway Assault  NY1

NEW YORK - Police are trying to find the attackers seen in dramatic cellphone video that shows a man being brutally attacked on a New York City subway train.


Unidentified Teen Beaten On NYC Subway  CBS New York

Police are looking for answers after a cell video was posted online showing what appears to be a teenager getting repeatedly punched and kicked while on ...


No Decision On Class Action Lawsuit Over MTA’s Lack Of Subway Elevators  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The push to put elevators in every New York City subway station hit a possible roadblock Tuesday. Several nonprofits ...


Subway closed more than 1,000 stores in the United States last year  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Subway, the world's largest fast-food chain, is struggling to adapt to more health-conscious, tech-savvy customers. So it's rapidly ...


Subway Chief Slams Sabotage Acts  CBS New York

CBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the search for the suspects seen surfing on trains and pulling emergency brakes, crippling MTA *service*. 13 hours ago ...


Senator seeks probe of Chinese company making MBTA's subway cars  The Boston Globe

Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to step in and investigate whether a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security.


Brakes Pulled On Several Subway Trains  CBS New York

Police are searching for the person - or people - responsible for pulling the emergency brakes on trains, causing delays for thousands of commuters. CBSN New ...


People are using an app to out gropers on Japan's subway  The Daily Dot

People in Japan are (digitally) confronting their harassers with an app that's so popular, it's been downloaded almost 250,000 times, according to the Guardian.


Iowa woman visiting NYC for her daughter’s NYU graduation wounded when gunman opens fire on Brooklyn subway tr  New York Daily News

An Iowa woman in the city for her daughter's graduation from New York University took a bullet to the ankle when a gunman opened fire inside a Brooklyn ...


Two U.S. Army captains wed on New York City subway train  WSLS 10

NEW YORK CITY - Two U.S. Army captains entered a new york subway train as singles, but got off as a married couple. Robert Musso and Francis Denmark tied ...


Cops release surveillance video of suspect in subway punch of conductor  New York Daily News

The assailant walloped the conductor as she was exiting a B train at the end of the line, the Stillwell Ave. station in Coney Island, about 1:40 p.m. May 6. Her face ...


Woman Grazed by Bullet Inside Crown Heights Subway Station  Brooklyn Reader

An Iowa woman was grazed by a bullet when a gunman opened fire inside a Brooklyn subway station, police and law enforcement sources said Wednesday.


MTA worker's bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines  New York Post

A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for an MTA worker during Friday's morning rush-hour disrupted subway *service* on five different lines, according to ...


MTA Announces Significant Improvements in Subway Service, Best On-Time Performance in Five Years  Sunnyside Post

May 20, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan The NYC subway reached an on-time performance level last month that has not been seen in more than five years, the MTA.


Another Way the Subway Fails Riders: Broken Escalators  The New York Times

There are 232 escalators on New York City's subway. They're breaking down more frequently, even more than the elevators.


Lone gunman robs Trumbull Subway workers  CTPost

TRUMBULL - The Subway sandwich shop on Quality Street was robbed Tuesday night by a lone gunman who demanded money from employees, police said.


Letters, numbers, but only some. Why?  amNewYork

This is part of our NYCurious series, where we answer your burning questions about the city. Ask yours here. The subway train numbers and letters New Yorkers ...


Victim Identified, New Info in Brutal Subway Attack  NBC New York

The victim has been identified as a 22-year-old man from the Bronx who may have moved to the South after the attack. Cops hope to talk with him in an effort to ...


L.A. Metro’s downtown subway project may not open until mid-2022  Los Angeles Times

Progress on Metro's Regional Connector, an ambitious 1.9-mile subway project connecting three rail lines, has slowed due to labor shortages and other issues.


Entire Queens neighborhoods lack ADA-accessible subway stations  Queens Daily Eagle

More than 70 percent of Queens subway stations are inaccessible to people with disabilities.


Just Like the Subway, Public Transit for New York’s Disabled Riders Is Maddening  The New York Times

Disabled passengers have long complained that Access-A-Ride *service* is poor. The transit agency has introduced apps to make scheduling easier.


FYI, Your Credit Card May Be Dirtier Than A New York City Subway Pole  HuffPost

We're typically more concerned about where our money goes than where it has been ― but new findings posted by financial education website LendEDU might ...


NYPD pushes for subway perv ban after accused creep is let back on the streets  New York Post

A creep who was busted for repeatedly stalking and groping a 16-year-old girl on the subway was released without any bail, any resistance from prosecutors —.


Man Stabbed By Woman For Allegedly Masturbating On NYC Subway  The Daily Caller

A 29-year-old man reported that he was stabbed Saturday by a woman on the New York City subway who accused him of publicly masturbating, according to ...


Why Overtime and a Trump Comparison Are Fueling Threats of a Subway Strike  The New York Times

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo accused workers of overtime fraud. The transit union's leader then likened Mr. Cuomo to President Trump.


Emergency Brakes Activated On Multiple Subway Trains Tuesday  CBS New York

Reports were posted on Twitter between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. about incidents happened near 79th Street and 18th Street, causing delays on the 2 and 3 lines.


Mystery Fight Sparks Rush-Hour Panic at Herald Square Subway Station, Police Say  NBC New York

A mystery incident -- possibly a fight of some sort -- sparked a panic at the Herald Square subway station in Manhattan at the height of Wednesday's morning ...


Fight for Elevators in NYC Subway Stations  NY1

A federal lawsuit could force the MTA to make every station it renovates accessible to riders in wheelchairs.


Subway's Five-Dollar Footlong Fail? : Planet Money  NPR

Subway has more restaurants in the U.S. than any other fast food company. It did spectacularly well during the recession thanks, in part, to it's famous $5 ...


Manhattan subway rider tells cops woman stabbed him after accusing him of masturbating, sources say  New York Daily News

A straphanger says a woman accused him of pleasuring himself on the subway, stabbed him and forced him to sprint across Upper East Side subway tracks to ...


Subway Attack Caught On Video  CBS New York

Police are looking for the attacker and victim of a violent altercation on board an MTA subway train. 1 day ago. Next Video. Meet Tony Award Nominee Ephraim ...


Man charged in armed robbery of Subway shop in Fairfield  CTPost

FAIRFIELD - A 48-year-old Westport man has been arrested in the armed robbery of the Subway Sandwich Shop at 709 Post Road earlier this month.


Subway quietly closed more than 1,000 locations in 2018  Fox Business

Fast food franchise Subway revealed it closed more than double the number of restaurants in 2018 than it previously forecasted, bringing its total to more than ...


L Train Slowdown: The Subway Suffering Begins Now  The New York Times

The train between Brooklyn and Manhattan is partly shutting down on nights and weekends. Riders are worried about crowded stations, hazardous dust and ...


The next stop is ... marriage: Military couple weds on New York City subway  GMA

Robert Musso and Frances Denmark, who met in the Army, got married on a New York City subway train.


City looking to create new greenspace over midtown subway  Yahoo News

City planners are looking into creating a new park in midtown Toronto by decking over the open subway trench between Eglinton and Davisville stations.


Swastikas found on walls of 20th Avenue subway station in Bensonhurst  News 12 Brooklyn

As city leaders met Monday to try and come up with a solution to the up-tick in hate crimes, a disturbing discovery made in Bensonhurst.


Hong Kong airport and subway ban ad showing two men holding hands  Inkstone

A Cathay Pacific Airways ad showing a same-sex couple has been banned from being displayed by two leading transport companies in Hong Kong. ...


Ride a Ferry in San Francisco, Take the Subway in NYC: Big City Commutes  Bloomberg

Commuting in a big city probably isn't a joy ride -- but some workers have found transit options that may be more enjoyable than others.


Man who plotted to blow up NYC subway may soon walk free  NBC News

A man who plotted to blow up New York City's subway system may walk out of prison within days after spending almost a decade helping federal investigators ...


Disturbing Video Shows Trash All Over Subway Car  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It looks like a subway trash car, not one meant to carry passengers. A disgusting subway car full of trash has gotten the attention ...


Commuters with Disabilities Sue MTA to Install Elevators During Subway Station Renovations  City Limits

Accessibility rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the MTA, accusing the transportation authority of discriminating against people with ...


Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike and Paddle  Louisville Eccentric Observer

The semi-annual event is back for 2019, offering a free, fun, healthy way to get Memorial Day started. Professional instructors will provide free demonstrations in ...


California’s Purple Line Subway Serves as Another Example of Government Spending Gone Wrong  Townhall

Jesse Grady: It's no secret that America's fiscal health is under serious .05/22/2019 1:24:00AM EST.


Bad welds are latest woe for NYC’s newest subway cars — MTA blames manufacturer  New York Daily News

A handful of the new R179 cars, which run on the J/Z and A/C lines, have shoddy welds on their collision pillars, a part of the cars' structure meant to protect train ...


Subway Closings: More Than 1,000 Restaurants Closed  International Business Times

Subway closed 1108 restaurants in 2018, more than double it expected close.


Judge Gives Man Who Plotted To Bomb New York Subway A 'Once Unthinkable Second Chance'  NPR

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks George Washington University's Seamus Hughes about a judge's decision to release Najibullah Zazi, who was convicted of ...


Man arrested, accused of robbing 2 Subway restaurants in San Antonio  mySA

San Antonio police arrested a man Thursday after two recent robberies at different Subway restaurants in the Alamo City. Daniel Scott Geiger, 46, was charged ...


VIDEO: This may be New York City's most disgusting subway car  Fox News

This is 'litter-ally' the most vile subway car in New York City. Repugnant video posted to Instagram last week shows a southbound 2 train at the Allerton Avenue ...


How Michelle Williams knew she'd made it  Page Six

Michelle Williams' had a very New York "aha" moment when she realized she made it in the entertainment industry.


MTA to raise transit fares for buses, subway, light rail, Mobility shuttles in June  Baltimore Sun

The price of a one-way Maryland Transit Administration bus, subway, light rail or Mobility shuttle ticket will rise by 10 cents next month, the MTA announced.


Man gets 60 years in fatal armed robbery at Gentilly Subway  NOLA.com

A man charged with killing a Subway sandwich shop owner in an attempted armed robbery at the Gentilly store pleaded guilty Monday (May 13) and was ...


Indulge in Cocktails and Street Food Inside a Subway Station at New York's Merchants' Gate  Fortune

In New York City, you can drink on a boat that never moves, in a bar the size of a tollbooth with virtually no exit, behind a freezer door in a deli, on rooftops ...


Subway Launches New Club Sandwich Lineup - Restaurant News  QSR magazine

While a club sandwich traditionally features bacon, turkey and lettuce, Subway is proving its new innovative approach to the classic sandwich is far from ...


Local Subway locations hit with early-morning break-ins  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Three Monroe County-area Subway locations were broken into during the early morning hours Wednesday that are possibly linked to another break-in in ...


Fight sparks stampede at NYC subway station  Fox5NY

A brawl between two men at the Herald Square/34th St. subway station caused a stampede as panicked riders ran in fear Wednesday morning.


China now has 5G on the subway and it’s super fast  Abacus

The Beijing subway is the first to offer a 5G network across an entire line.


Now Casting: Play Subway Riders in Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' + 3 More Gigs  Backstage

Steven Spielberg's adaptation of “West Side Story” is seeking background actors and more casting nationwide.


Meet the team hunting down NYC's sickest subway pervs  New York Post

It's 7:45 a.m. below Union Square, and one of the city's keystone subway hubs is teeming with commuters in the Wednesday morning rush. Stone-faced...


Loveland police shoot man after armed robbery at Subway  The Coloradoan

This story has a correction. Loveland police provided an incorrect address for the location of the shooting in its initial press release. A Loveland police officer ...


Oakland Police Officer Now a Subway Franchise Owner  Black Enterprise

Kiesha Haggerty, a native of Oakland, CA and 20-year veteran with the Oakland Police Department, invested in her first Subway franchise.


Police searching for man who robbed Subway in Norwich  WTNH.com

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) - Norwich police are looking for an armed man who displayed a handgun and demanded money at a Subway Restaurant on Salem ...


Subway owners won't rebuild after landslide as insurance claim rejected  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Longtime Subway franchise owner Chuck Megahee returned to the site of one of his former restaurants on a recent sunny morning to see the damage.


Smoke, 'Loud Boom' Reported at Rockefeller Center Subway Station  NBC New York

Reports of smoke coming from the subway station at Rockefeller Center caused panic among commuters Monday evening.


Time Served for Man Who Plotted to Bomb NYC Subways  JEMS.com

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who plotted to bomb New York City's subways, then switched sides after his arrest and spent nearly a decade helping the U.S. ...


23 reasons why the subway is the absolute worst  amNewYork

*Service* disruptions, fare hikes, pole hoggers, the MetroCard swipe, gross smells, dirty stations, missing your train, obnoxious people - the list goes on.


What Makes Subways Safer? NYC Is Asking  CityLab

While other countries have turned to women-only cars, New York legislators are proposing to ban repeat sex offenders and increase penalties for subway ...


Activist Arrested During Protest on Subway Ride to the Whitney Museum for Protest Against Warren Kanders [UPDATED]  Hyperallergic

The protesters occupied the C subway line from East New York to Chelsea, and were confronted with large police forces at the final stop. One protester was ...


Subway restaurant in Buena Vista damaged by car crash reopens after repairs  MLive.com

BUENA VISTA TWP, MI — A Subway restaurant heavily damaged by a driver who crashed their car through the business has reopened after three months of ...


Central Subway: The never ending project  KGO-TV

It seems most people in Chinatown knew about the latest projected delay of the Central Subway. It was supposed to be completed by December 2019, now it's ...


Beijing to punish passengers who eat on subway with lower credit score  UPI News

The city of Beijing is using its system of social credit to police the public behavior of citizens riding the city's subway.


Red Line disrupted by disabled train at Ashmont; subway service has resumed  Dorchester Reporter

The MBTA was forced to run shuttle buses in place of Red Line trains during the height of this morning's commute after a derailment in the Ashmont yard.


Man demands sex act after stealing sleeping woman’s phone on subway: police  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

LOWER MANHATTAN — Authorities are looking for man they say stole a woman's cell phone on the subway and then demanded a sexual act in exchange for ...


Would-be NYC Subway Bomber Could Soon be Released from Prison  NY1

A man who plotted to bomb New York City's subways, then switched sides after his arrest and spent nearly a decade helping the U.S. identify and prosecute ...


Could This Subway Car Save NYC Transit?  Cheddar

New York City's subway is used by almost 8 millions riders every week day, but are the cars the MTA uses currently the best for the way we ride the subway?


Rockledge police seek woman who held up Walgreens, Subway  Florida Today

Rockledge police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who they say was driving a red hatchback when she robbed a Walgreens and a Subway. (Photo: ...


Falun Gong members protest naming Central Subway station after Rose Pak  San Francisco Examiner

Political advocate worked to bring rail line to Chinatown, obtain federal funding.


Transit Tech Lab's mission to solve NYC's subway 'crisis'  Smart Cities Dive

Last month, a carefully-selected group of six technology startups completed the first Transit Tech Lab program, an eight-week accelerator to develop tech-driven ...


Activist Arrested En Route to Whitney Museum Protest, Allegedly for Defacing Subway Car -  ARTnews

On Friday, an activist involved with the group Decolonize This Place was arrested by the New York Police Department en route to a protest at the Whitney ...


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