These Gorgeous Photos Show How New York City Builds A Subway Station

New York City's construction of the long-awaited 2nd Avenue subway is well underway, and last time we saw the tunnels being built. After the tunnels are bored, though, the city needs to build the stations along the route. These photos show the new 86th Street subway stop under construction, and they're nothing short… » 1/19/14 11:39am 1/19/14 11:39am

A Gift Guide for the Transit-Obsessed

This one's for the people who give you more reliable subway directions than HopStop, who can describe to you, in detail, the metro map in any given city, and who want to ride the bus "just because." These transportation-themed gifts will fare well for any and all overzealous public transit enthusiasts in your life.… » 12/05/13 3:19pm 12/05/13 3:19pm

NYC's MTA Finds Unexpected $1.9 Billion, Still Raising Fares Of Course

This week it emerged that New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the city's transportation system, discovered it accidentally had an extra $1,900,000,000 on hand. Oops. No matter, though! They're still raising fares 15% over the next three years, because of course they are. » 9/29/13 5:27pm 9/29/13 5:27pm