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The metro serves the bustling city of Kiev.

Here’s what it was like to ride the Kiev Metro and travel through its deep underground stations

The metro in Kiev, Ukraine was easy to navigate and fun to ride. Here's what it was like to ride the metro and navigate its deep underground stations.
A Los Angeles Metro Rail station.

The Los Angeles subway transports more than 300,000 people a day — here’s what it’s like to ride it

Los Angeles has a reputation as a car city, but it also has a surprisingly decent subway system.

San Francisco’s new public trains are clean, spacious and surprisingly quiet — here’s what it’s like to ride one

Many of the Bay Area Rapid Transit trains currently in use have been around since the 1970s.

The major US cities with the best public transportation

Two research institutes ranked cities based on the reliability and accessibility of their subways, bikeshares, and buses.

These images of water pouring into New York subway stations show just how dire conditions have become

New York City's subways are in a dire state of disrepair, and these pictures of water pouring into stations show just how bad things have become.
Busking, or performing for donations, is legal.

Playing music in New York’s subways can be a ‘real-life Kickstarter’ for musicians — here’s what it’s like

Busking in the New York City subways can be a difficult, rewarding experience for many of the musicians who try to master the craft.

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

As a New York Times investigation recently showed, the NYC subway is in crisis mode. Here are the cities that have public transit that regularly leaves on time.

Here’s the century-old technology delaying the New York City subway every day

New York City's subway system operates with antiquated technology. The MTA says new train control systems will make things easier and more efficient.

Why New York’s new Second Avenue subway changes nothing

The NYC subway is the most unpleasant large-scale public space in America.

New York City may ban cars from a major thoroughfare for over a year

As the L Train shutdown looms closer, New York City is exploring the option of banning cars down 14th Street in Manhattan by 2019.