public transportation

Tunnel Vision

No, the Subway Doesn't Have to Be Insanely Hot and Gross

London cooled its tube subway system, at least some of the time. Why doesn't New York do the same thing?
John Surico
9.6.18
commuting

Stuff Men Do on Public Transportation That's Worse Than Women Putting on Makeup

A non-exhaustive list.
Lauren O'Neill
9.6.18
Munchies

The 'Subway Hands' Instagram Explores Our Strange Fascination with People Eating on the Train

"Eating on the subway requires a blend of self-sufficiency and shamelessness that I truly respect."
Danielle Wayda
8.1.18
Los Angeles

The LA Metro Is Finally Replacing Its Legendarily Disgusting Seats

The fabric seats have long been home to lice, bed bugs, and extremely gross stains.
Nicole Clark
7.10.18
Moveable

Why Don't We Have Free Public Transit?

Estonia just rolled out the largest free public transit scheme in the world. Here's why we're not following suit.
Tracey Lindeman
7.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Sky Is Actually Falling in New York City's Crumbling Subways

You can now add "ceiling collapse" to your already long list of potential subway horrors.
Lauren Messman
6.20.18
Comics!

'People Are Disgusting,' Today's Comic by Seo Kim

Don't you just hate when people leave their trash in public spaces?
Seo Kim
5.3.18
Desus & Mero

Wild Video Shows Dog Attacking Woman on Subway Train

Desus and Mero break down a scuffle between a pit bull and a passenger.
VICE Staff
4.30.18
immigration

San Franciscans Hate These New Anti-Immigrant Ads

A group spent $80,000 on them, but few commuters I talked to liked them—if they even noticed the messages.
Ashwin Rodrigues
3.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New York City Is Killing Off MetroCards

The city is rolling out a new "tap-to-ride" system that riders can access using a smartphone.
Louise Matsakis
10.24.17
Livable Planet

LA Wants to Switch to Electric Buses to Make You Healthier

Low-income residents are more likely to be exposed to dangerous pollution that largely comes from public transportation, but that might change.
Meg Charlton
8.14.17
Impact Climate

A Los Angeles Teen is Fighting to Get City Buses to Run on Clean Energy

"Making this switch would be a big deal for our climate, but arguably an even bigger deal for communities like mine."
Milton Paez
7.20.17
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