Bork! Bork! (Adorable ‘Russian Subway Dogs’ Are On The Loose)

Rise up, fellow furry brothers and sisters, for it is time to rob the masses of their delectable subway treats and make some subterranean ruckus! In other words: single-screen, score-chasing platformer Russian Subway Dogs is now available and it has you following orders from the Proletaricat. The game’s premise is simple: you’re a dog, living […]

Priority Pass Adds Elite Subway Access in New York City

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The impending shutdown of a New York City subway line is clobbering rents in parts of Brooklyn

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Rents in North Brooklyn are falling more than a year before the L train is set to shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan, according to StreetEasy. That creates a bargain for people who are willing to make the trade-off for a longer commute. Sales prices aren’t falling. But it’s taking longer for […]

The impending shutdown of a New York City subway line is clobbering rents in parts of Brooklyn

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Rents in North Brooklyn are falling more than a year before the L train is set to shutdown between Manhattan and Brooklyn, according to Streeteasy. That creates a bargain for people who are willing to make the trade-off for a longer commute. Sales prices aren’t falling. But it’s taking longer for houses […]

Subway execs confirm franchisees’ fears that more locations will close as the chain tries to reverse its downward spiral

Kate Taylor Subway executives confirmed they expect more locations to close in the coming years. In 2017, the chain’s US store count fell by 909 as it lost almost three times as many locations as the year before. Executives say that the chain hopes to emerge with fewer, stronger locations. Subway just confirmed franchisees’ fears that more locations […]

What it’s like working on the New York subway system, according to former MTA employees

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Thrillist spoke with retired, anonymous, and soon-to-retire MTA employees about what it’s like to work on the New York City transit system. One employee said he blows steel dust or soot out from his nose when he gets home. Others said angry riders throw things at them or try to engage in physical […]

People are ditching Subway, and franchisees expect a wave of store closures — here’s what went wrong

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Subway’s US store count fell by more than 900 this year. Franchisees tell Business Insider that hundreds more stores are in danger of closure and that up to one-third of Subway locations in the US are unprofitable. Subway’s crisis is linked to many factors: changing trends, a disgraced spokesman, internal conflict, and […]

Subway franchisees say produce is only delivered one to two times a week, resulting in gross ‘shredded paper’ lettuce

Flickr/s.yume Subway franchisees say that the chain only delivers fresh vegetables and other produce once a week at most locations.  The lack of fresh produce seems to go against the company’s slogan of  “eat fresh.”  The result, according to a franchisee who has protested the policy, is lettuce that tastes like “shredded paper.” Subway closed […]

New York City’s subway is falling apart — here’s how it compares to other cities around the world

2017 is a particularly bad year for the New York City subway. A few highlights: A train got stuck underground without air-conditioning in the summer for nearly an hour; a track fire bogged down multiple lines and sent nine people to the hospital; and after a train derailed for the second time in 2017, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo declared […]