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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
Nour Seleem
Valerie Kipnis
7.29.19
money-inequality

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

Chances are everything you think you know about fare evasion is wrong.
Rick Paulas
7.18.19
Power

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.
Samantha Cole
6.18.19
programming

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.
Andrew Egan
6.17.19
VICE Live

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

From very large dogs to giant construction beams.
VICE Staff
4.10.19
Reproductive Justice

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.
Leila Ettachfini
1.30.19
Tunnel Vision

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

It seems... good? But maybe also catastrophically bad?
John Surico
1.14.19
MTA

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.
Leila Ettachfini
1.10.19
Tunnel Vision

A Brief Timeline of the L Train Shutdown Clusterfuck

What the heck happened?
John Surico
1.5.19
Tunnel Vision

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.
John Surico
12.21.18
Tunnel Vision

Could Weed Save New York's Awful Subways?

A new proposal called Weed for Rails thinks so.
John Surico
12.14.18
Tunnel Vision

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.
John Surico
12.7.18
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