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7.29.19

Navigating the NYC Subway in a Wheelchair Is Hell

It's 29 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act passed, but still only a quarter of the stations are fully accessible. Here's what advocates want

7.18.19

The Case for Leaving Fare Beaters Alone and Making Public Transit Free

Chances are everything you think you know about fare evasion is wrong.

6.18.19

A Sex Toy Company Is Suing the NYC Subway for Censorship

The sex toy company says the Metropolitan Transit Authority is violating their rights by not letting it run ads.

6.17.19

The Forgotten Operating System That Keeps the NYC Subway System Alive

Vintage technology has powered the innards of the NYC subway system for decades—and sometimes, it surfaces in interesting ways. This one’s for you, OS/2 fans.

4.10.19

'VICE LIVE' Watches People Bring Ridiculously Large Things on the Subway

From very large dogs to giant construction beams.

1.30.19

NYC's Inaccessible Subway System Is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Malaysia Goodson fell to her death while carrying her child and a stroller on a subway staircase on Monday. Some advocates believe her death is an example of why access to public transportation is a reproductive right.

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1.14.19

New Yorkers Are Skeptically Optimistic About the L Train Non-Shutdown

It seems... good? But maybe also catastrophically bad?

1.10.19

MTA Quietly Bans Sex Toys from Advertising on NYC Subway

After working with sex toy company Dame for months on potential ads, the MTA has rejected the brand's campaign entirely, based on a new policy that bans sex toy advertisements on the subway.

1.5.19

A Brief Timeline of the L Train Shutdown Clusterfuck

What the heck happened?

12.21.18

Rideshare Companies Want to Replace the L Train When It Shuts Down

Bad news for commuters could be good news for companies like Lyft and Uber.

12.14.18

Could Weed Save New York's Awful Subways?

A new proposal called Weed for Rails thinks so.

12.7.18

How New York’s Streets Are Changing for the L Train Shutdown

A few months ahead of the shutdown, we took a look at how the city is getting ready.

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