New York Subway

February 16, 2019, 7am PST
For many people with mobility challenges, just getting to an accessible subway station in New York is an impossibility.
The New York Times
January 14, 2019, 6am PST
Dozens of subway cars manufactured by Bombadier for the New York subway have defects. Some 48 of 112 new cars have defects, and the rest of an order of 300 subways cars has yet to be filled.
Daily News
January 7, 2019, 5am PST
After the initial shock of Governor Andrew Cuomo's cancellation of the planned L Train closure subsided, analysis and commentary rolled in.
New York Daily News
January 3, 2019, 11am PST
Surprise, shocking news from New York City, as Governor Andrew Cuomo steps in at the 11th hour to change course on the highly anticipated (and dreaded) L Train closure scheduled to begin later this year.
The New York Times
December 20, 2018, 6am PST
Embrace the crowds.
Medium
November 27, 2018, 10am PST
Solo commuters crossing from Brooklyn to Manhattan on the Williamsburg Bridge are in for a rude awakening on April 27 when the L Train closes. To accommodate more buses and bikes on the 115-year old bridge, cars will need at least 3 people.
The New York Times
November 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Save Safe Seconds program is testing the beleaguered subway system's signal timers.
New York Daily News
October 23, 2018, 8am PDT
The New York City Transit Authority has announced how it will compensate for the loss of the direct connection between Brooklyn and manhattan for 15 months starting in April.
Crain's New York Business
August 25, 2018, 5am PDT
The New York MTA is planning to shut down the L Train from Brooklyn to Manhattan in 2019, and renters in the area no longer find the area along the route as attractive.
Vice
August 21, 2018, 6am PDT
One way to spend the afternoon after a long day at work: waiting for a delayed train on a 104-degree subway platform.
The Village Voice
August 19, 2018, 7am PDT
New York's transit system will cut cleaning positions, reduce overtime, and delay service expansions to save money in the coming years.
Curbed
August 7, 2018, 8am PDT
A system in disrepair is losing riders when it could use the fare box revenue the most.
The New York Times
June 5, 2018, 10am PDT
An editorial by the New York Times puts the onus for implementing the so-called Fast Forward plan on New York's political leadership.
The New York Times
June 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Spend your free time dealing with the frustrations of your commute, but in video game form.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 25, 2018, 5am PDT
This one is for the people watchers.
NorthJersey
May 23, 2018, 11am PDT
A sweeping new subway improvement plan is on the table in New York City. The "Fast Forward" plan will modernize the subway's signal system, improve wheelchair accessibility, and "restructure the inner workings of the department."
The New York Times
April 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
A writer weaves a "decade by decade" story, complete with diagrams, of how not to manage a public transit system.
CityLab
April 8, 2018, 7am PDT
What kind of service improvements would commuters need to shift rides away from the MTA subway and onto commuter rail systems like the Long Island Rail Road?
Crain's New York Business
April 1, 2018, 5am PDT
The "Unity of the Transit Trinity" has been achieved.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
March 28, 2018, 2pm PDT
In an opinion for City & State, Kathryn Wylde, president of the nonprofit Partnership for New York City, makes the case that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority should be allowed to tax properties where value is enhanced by subway proximity.
City & State