Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus
Tourism fades in New York City
With the closing of museums, Broadway theaters and restaurants, the coronavirus pandemic has slammed NYC’s tourism into a plunge.
Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home
For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.
Proposed subway fare hike frustrates commuters
Riders wait for the 1 train at the 96th Street Station on the Upper West Side. Photo by Caroline Aguirre […]
MTA Fare Hikes: The End of the Line
Death and taxes are inevitable, unfortunately so is yet another MTA fare hike. It looks like it will cost 25 more cents for a subway ride.
NY People: The Duck Man
Takahito “TK” Nakamura went from losing his family as a child to traveling around the world in an attempt to make people smile. TK has transformed himself into the Duck Man to showcase his love of music and brighten as many peoples days as he can with only a set of drums and a duck costume. He can be seen throughout New York City, primarily in Times Square Station.
NY People: Alice Tan Ridley, The Underground Singer
Alice Tan Ridley never made it to Broadway, but she belts underneath it.
1 Line reopens at South Ferry Station
The new station had been closed since 2009, but was pressed into service to accommodate the more than 10,000 daily riders in Lower Manhattan whose commutes were disrupted after the new South Ferry station suffered massive flooding from Sandy.
City poet hits hard times
Donald Green, “A New York Times Published Poet" sells his work for $1 in a dank subway corridor. He is still searching for literary fame.
Passionate Occupy Wall Street make their voices heard at Union Square
"Its about sharing our stories,” one protestor said.
New iPhone app may mean more time for MTA commuters
Columbia University student launches SubwayArrival, a free app that tracks MTA trains live.