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LeBron James Rides The New York Subway And Ticks Off A Passenger

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:44:45 -0500

Aggrieved rider James Michael Angelo later explained his "Can you not?" public transit moment.

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Hands To Yourself: When Crowded Subways Get Creepy

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:17:55 -0400

I felt something gently brushing up against the left side of my behind each time the train lurked forward or swayed from

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The Absolute Horror Of Thinking Someone On The Subway Has A Gun

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 21:46:25 -0400

Just as quickly as everyone had crossed over to the next car, the door hurled open and this time, the man who was being confronted sped past us towards the front of the car. "He's got a gun," he said, his voice cracking.

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Uber Moves A Little Closer To Public Transit's Turf

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:22:11 -0400

A new promotion zeroes in on disgruntled commuters.

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No One in NYC Should Be Forced to Make These Choices

Wed, 18 May 2016 10:38:21 -0400

For many low-income New Yorkers, choosing between a meal and a MetroCard, risking arrest for jumping a turnstile or missing work, are daily dilemmas.

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New York Takes Big Step Toward Preventing Sleep-Related Train Accidents

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:05:13 -0400

The governor hopes sleep apnea screenings will help combat drowsy driving.

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The Ride of Their Lives

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:41:02 -0400

Off the Rails: Train Man Darius McCollum's Wild Ride

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:47:51 -0400

After almost 40 years driving New York City buses and subways, Darius McCollum has become the "master" of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. It's more than just a "calling" for him. It's an obsession.

This Is What New Yorkers Think About Those 'Muslims Are Coming' Ads

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:21:24 -0400

One ad reads "They shall strike with hugs so fierce, you'll end up calling your grandmother and telling her you love her."

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Visiting New York City: 5 Insider Tips

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:05:59 -0500

New York City can be overwhelming on so many levels and when you're visiting from out of town you only have about a million questions that need to be answered.

There Is a Specter Haunting Our Subways

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:28:57 -0500

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.