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What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, November 07, 2014

A belly dancer found her calling in a U2 video. Michelin gave 0 stars to Zagat's Best New Restaurant in NYC. Could Amexico be a future country? Here are a few of the week's top stories.

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Transportation Nation

Giant Bit Drills Subway Car

Thursday, October 30, 2014

AP
The construction drill bit pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform.
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Soundcheck

A Subway Symphony, Thanks To WiFi

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Composer Ljova conducted 11 subway musicians spread across New York via WiFi.
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Transportation Nation

NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If you were in New York City on September 23, chances are good you rode the subway.
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Transportation Nation

Ebola on the Subway? FAQ

Friday, October 17, 2014

You avoid grabbing the pole. You use hand sanitizer liberally. But should you worry about Ebola underground?
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Soundcheck

'Stations Of The Elevated' Fuses Train Graffiti And Mingus

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Film director Manfred Kirchheimer reflects on his1981 documentary -- the first film to take graffiti seriously as an art form.

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WNYC News

Water Main Breaks Near Holland Tunnel

Friday, October 10, 2014

WNYC
The break happened at the intersection of Varick and Spring Streets Friday morning.

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WNYC News

Officials Say There is No Credible Threat Against New York Subways

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Iraq's Prime Minister said Thursday that ISIS is plotting to launch attacks against subways in the United States, but New York officials said there is no credible threat.

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Transportation Nation

First Look: The MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, a contactless fare payment system, and Metro-North trains into Penn Station: it's all part of the MTA's proposed new five-year capital plan.
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Transportation Nation

Video: Green Space and Art Anchor the New #7 Train Subway Station

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

When the #7 train extension opens next year, it will have a "lush park" at the subway entrance — and one of the system's largest mosaics.
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Transportation Nation

More Subway Tunnel Repairs and Closures To Come

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Just when you started to enjoy the return of the R Train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn, the "Cranberry Tube" on the A and C line gets ready for repairs.
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Transportation Nation

R Train Riders Get Back Their Uninterrupted Commute

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Repairs to the tunnel are finally done and riders can travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan more easily. 
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Transportation Nation

This May Be the Largest Item Ever Carried On a NYC Subway

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Just another Wednesday afternoon on the 1 train. 
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Transportation Nation

First Look: Grand Central Terminal Transit, Re-Envisioned

Monday, September 08, 2014

A developer wants to build the city's second-tallest building across the street from Grand Central Terminal. But first, it has to pick up the tab for some transit improvements.
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Transportation Nation

It's Baaack: Full G Train Services Resumes After 5 Weeks of Repairs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The G train is running normally again following an intensive burst of work to repair Sandy-related damage.
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Transportation Nation

The G Train Is Back, And Riders Are Not Happy

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

As the G train returns to service next week, a free transfer from the G to the J/M will come to an end. Riders and elected officials are hoping to make it permanent. 
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Transportation Nation

Video: The Circle of Life on the NYC Subway

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The cast of the Lion King recently rode the A train, and treated normally jaded passengers to a seemingly impromptu performance of one of the songs in the musical.

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WNYC News

MTA Says it Exterminated Subway Bedbugs

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Ahhhhhhh.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Rayquan Perez of 2Live Describes the Life of a Subway Dancer

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Love them? Hate them? Don't understand how they do back flips on a moving train? Amid a crackdown on subway dancers, we talk to one who says he isn't going anywhere.

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In Ranking Subways, the #7 Is Number One

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

According to the annual State of the Subways poll, that dubious honor goes to the #2 train, which had longer-than-average waits between trains and more frequent breakdowns. And did we mention crowding?

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