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Fare Evasion Crackdown Hits Close To Home

Staff Writer Aditi Misra interviews students, campus organizations and local activist groups on the recent MTA fare evasion policy.

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This Platform Is Under Observation

We are constantly being surveilled, which should come as no surprise to you. Even as you stand on the downtown-bound platform at 116 Street – Columbia University (in the City of New York), awaiting the rumbling, forceless approach of the 1 train, you should feel a prickling on your neck. And when you notice the […]

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The App That Will Change Your Life

Several traveling tipsters have reported the awesome new MTA app will make your downtown ventures that much easier. The MTA Subway Time app basically displays the exact same information that’s on the overhead station clocks—the projected train arrival times, including any delays—except on your phone. As the helpful image to the right illustrates, you can see […]

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Bwoglines: Marvels of Modern Technology Edition

Technology ruined baseball.  And Times Square.  Or maybe that was Bloomberg and the throngs of tourists. Either way, Times Square is getting an overhaul to make it, if you can believe it, “minimalistic.” (NY Daily News) In one of the most poorly kept secrets of all time, it’s official: Jay-Z and a small consortium of […]

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1920’s Trains About to Leave the Station, Permanently

For a second time, that is. HBO original series Boardwalk Empire paid the MTA three Columbia tuitions to run 1920’s era subway trains on the 2/3 line to publicize the show’s fall premiere. The promotion ends today, however, at 6pm. Now, simply find an excuse to go downtown. Thanks to various tipsters for photos

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MTA To Be MIA, Starting Noon Tomorrow

If you planned on getting off campus tomorrow and enjoying the city one last time before Hurricane Irene sweeps through, be sure to make it back before noon! Governor Cuomo has ordered a complete shut down of MTA services starting at noon tomorrow. This means subways, buses, LIRR, and the Metro North will begin their […]

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Bwoglines: Why, MTA, Why Part Deux

Drama on 123rd Street. (NYT) Three terrible words we’ve all grown far too accustomed to: planned service changes. (Gothamist) Happiness comes to those who rarely carry cash. (Spec) This is what happens when you tag subway cars. (Daily News) Photo via Wikimedia Commons

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Bwoglines: Why, MTA, Why Edition

History professor Samuel Moyn’s book gets reviewed by the Times. Barnard commencement may take place at Grant’s Tomb. (Spec) The Mailman School of Public Health bashes bodegas. (UPI) The MTA tries to ruin your weekend. Again. (Gothamist) Photo via Wikimedia Commons

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Bwoglines: Today Edition

The appearance of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at the WLF today has drawn some protest online. Will we see political activism on campus? (Various) Why you skip class (kind of) and what to do about “anxiety-related school refusal”. (WSJ) Not that this affects the vast majority of you campus-loving college students, but it looks […]

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1 Train Drama

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Bwoglines: Walk Like A Man Edition

The Times recounts last night’s Fashion’s Night Out. New MTA service change signs prove just as useless as before. (Gothamist) The New York City Ballet wants you (to give them money). (WSJ) Citibank helps their female employees avoid sabotaging their careers. (Gothamist) Terry Jones graces the Today Show with his presence this morning. (WSJ) Image via Wikimedia Commons

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Bwoglines: Really? After All This Time Edition

The long-awaited Maoz on Broadway still causes a stir, along with a mention of NOM^3. (NYMag) People still can’t figure out how to make those pesky MetroCards work. (WSJ) The MTA budget is still being cut. (NYT) New Yorkers still have no compassion for people dying on the streets. (BBC) And we still cannot get […]

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Bwoglines: People in Hurries Edition

New Yorkers just like us never have to worry about missing the subway because of a Metrocard that just won’t swipe…  (NY Daily News) …but for the keyless among us, there are new countdown clocks so we don’t miss the next train as well. (Gothamist) Hurried pedestrians in the 34th Street area are in favor of […]

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Bwoglines: Fluctuation Edition

Crime goes up. (Gothamist) A crane goes down. (NY1) Met Opera budget goes up. (NYT) MTA budget goes down. (NY Post) Coyote population goes up (even more!). (NY Mag) Lights go down. (NY Daily News)

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Bwoglines or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Good morning, Columbia; or is it? While we dreamt the night away, the world descended ever further into the throes of chaos! See for yourself: Hulu may begin charging for content in 2010, apparently because we haven’t been showing it enough love. (Huffington Post) Mumps outbreaks in Brooklyn and New Jersey are linked to a […]

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