120 relations: Abraham Beame, Al D'Amato, Ali (graffiti artist), American Society of Civil Engineers, Apartment, Arcade (architecture), Archer Avenue Lines, Associated Press, B Division (New York City Subway), BMT Astoria Line, BMT Brighton Line, BMT Broadway Line, BMT Fourth Avenue Line, BMT Jamaica Line, BMT Sea Beach Line, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation, Central Park, Central Park Zoo, Crescent Street (BMT Jamaica Line), Cross-platform interchange, East River, East Side Access, F (New York City Subway service), Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Feral, Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line), Free society, Fresh Pond station, Fultonhistory.com, Glendale, Queens, Graffiti, Grand Central Terminal, History of New York City (1946–77), Hollis station, Hollis, Queens, Imprisonment, IND Culver Line, IND Queens Boulevard Line, IND Sixth Avenue Line, Independent Subway System, IRT Lexington Avenue Line, JFK Express, John Lindsay, Kissena Boulevard, Level crossing, Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway), Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (63rd Street Lines), Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, Long Island Rail Road, ..., Lower Manhattan, M (New York City Subway service), Main Line (Long Island Rail Road), Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Manhattan Community Board 8, Menagerie, MetroCard, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Middle Village, Queens, Midtown Manhattan, N (New York City Subway service), Neuroticism, New York City, New York City Board of Estimate, New York City Subway, New York City Subway chaining, New York City Subway map, New York City Transit Authority, New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Route 25A, Paradox, Pennsylvania Station (New York City), Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Program for Action, Q (New York City Subway service), Queens, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens Village station, R (New York City Subway service), Railroad switch, Railway electric traction, Rapid transit, Richmond Hill station (LIRR), Ridgewood station (LIRR Lower Montauk), Ridgewood, Queens, Robert F. Wagner Jr., Roosevelt Island, Roosevelt Island (IND 63rd Street Line), Rosedale station (LIRR), Second Avenue (Manhattan), Second Avenue Subway, September 11 attacks, Seventh Avenue (Manhattan), Short turn, Springfield Boulevard, Sunnyside Yard, The Brooklyn Paper, The Journal News, The New York Times, Third rail, Tunnel, Tunnel boring machine, United States Department of Transportation, Upper East Side, V (New York City Subway service), Volt, Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards, Zoo York, 121st Street (BMT Jamaica Line), 21st Street–Queensbridge (IND 63rd Street Line), 34th Street–Herald Square (New York City Subway), 36th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line), 57th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line), 57th Street–Seventh Avenue (BMT Broadway Line), 60th Street Tunnel, 63rd Street Shuttle, 63rd Street Tunnel, 72nd Street (Second Avenue Subway), 96th Street (Second Avenue Subway). Expand index (70 more) » « Shrink index
Abraham David "Abe" Beame (March 20, 1906 – February 10, 2001) was the 104th Mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977.
Alfonse Marcello D'Amato (born August 1, 1937) is an American lawyer and former New York politician.
ALI was the graffiti name of artist and musician Marc André Edmonds, also known as J. Walter Negro, “The Playin’ Brown Rapper.” As ALI, he is best known as the founder of 'Soul Artists' and originator of the cult of Zoo York.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a tax-exempt professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.
An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.
An arcade is a succession of arches, each counter-thrusting the next, supported by columns, piers, or a covered walkway enclosed by a line of such arches on one or both sides.
The Archer Avenue Lines are two rapid transit lines of the New York City Subway, mostly running under Archer Avenue in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The New York City Subway's B Division consists of the lines that operate with lettered services (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, J, L, M, N, Q, R, W, and Z), as well as the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park Shuttles.
The BMT Astoria Line, formerly the IRT Astoria Line, is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, serving the Queens neighborhood of Astoria.
The BMT Brighton Line, also known as the Brighton Beach Line, is a rapid transit line in the B Division of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
The BMT Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The BMT Fourth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway, mainly running under Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn.
The Jamaica Line (also known as the Broadway Line or Broadway (Brooklyn) Line) is an elevated rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.
The BMT Sea Beach Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway, connecting the BMT Fourth Avenue Line at 59th Street via a four-track wide open cut to Coney Island in Brooklyn.
The Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) was an urban transit holding company, based in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, and incorporated in 1923.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.
The Central Park Zoo is a small zoo located in Central Park in New York City.
Crescent Street is a station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway.
A cross-platform interchange is a type of interchange between different lines at a metro (or other railway) station.
The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.
East Side Access is a public works project under construction by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York City.
The F Queens Boulevard Express/Sixth Avenue Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transportation systems.
A feral animal or plant (from Latin fera, "a wild beast") is one that lives in the wild but is descended from domesticated individuals.
Forest Hills–71st Avenue (previously known as 71st–Continental Avenues) is an express station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway, located on Queens Boulevard at 71st (Continental) Avenue in Forest Hills, Queens.
The term free society is used frequently by American libertarian theorists to denote a society in which their ideal political, legal and economic aims are in effect.
Fresh Pond (formerly known as Bushwick Junction) was a Long Island Rail Road station along the Lower Montauk Branch, located on an open cut near Fresh Pond Road and Metropolitan Avenue in Fresh Pond, Queens.
Fultonhistory.com or Old Fulton NY Postcards is a historic newspaper website which contains archives of over 1000 New York newspapers, and some from other states and Canada.
Glendale is a middle class neighborhood in the west-central portion of the New York City borough of Queens.
Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States.
Immediately after World War II, New York City became known as one of the world's greatest cities.
Hollis is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Main Line at the intersection of 193rd Street and Woodhull Avenue in Hollis, Queens, New York City, United States.
Hollis is a residential middle-class neighborhood within the southeastern section of the New York City borough of Queens.
Imprisonment (from imprison Old French, French emprisonner, from en in + prison prison, from Latin prensio, arrest, from prehendere, prendere, to seize) is the restraint of a person's liberty, for any cause whatsoever, whether by authority of the government, or by a person acting without such authority.
The IND Culver Line (formerly BMT Culver Line) is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, extending from Downtown Brooklyn south to Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
The IND Queens Boulevard Line, sometimes abbreviated as QBL, is a line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan and Queens, New York City, United States.
The IND Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in the United States.
The Independent Subway System (IND or ISS), formerly known as the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad, was a rapid transit rail system in New York City that is now part of the New York City Subway.
The IRT Lexington Avenue Line (also known as the IRT East Side Line and the IRT Lexington–Fourth Avenue Line) is one of the lines of the A Division of the New York City Subway, stretching from Lower Manhattan north to 125th Street in East Harlem.
The JFK Express, advertised as The Train to The Plane, was a limited express service of the New York City Subway, connecting Midtown Manhattan to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer, and broadcaster.
Kissena Boulevard is a thoroughfare spanning the central neighborhoods of the borough of Queens in New York City, extending from Main Street in the Flushing Chinatown to Parsons Boulevard in Kew Gardens Hills.
A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.
Lexington Avenue/59th Street is a New York City Subway station complex shared by the IRT Lexington Avenue Line and the BMT Broadway Line.
Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (formerly Lexington Avenue) is a New York City Subway station in Lenox Hill, Manhattan, shared by the IND and BMT 63rd Street Lines.
The Lockport Union-Sun & Journal is a six-day (Wednesday through Monday) morning newspaper published in Lockport, New York, United States, and covering municipalities in eastern Niagara County.
The Long Island Rail Road, legally known as the Long Island Rail Road Company and often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
The M Queens Boulevard/Sixth Avenue Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
The Main Line is a rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension.
The Manhattan Community Board 8 is a New York City community board encompassing the Upper East Side, including the neighborhoods of Lenox Hill, Yorkville, and Roosevelt Island in the borough of Manhattan.
A menagerie is a collection of captive animals, frequently exotic, kept for display; or the place where such a collection is kept, a precursor to the modern zoological garden.
The MetroCard is the payment method for the New York City Subway; New York City Transit buses, including routes operated by Atlantic Express under contract to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), MTA Bus, and Nassau Inter-County Express systems (NICE); PATH; the Roosevelt Island Tramway; AirTrain JFK; and Westchester County's Bee-Line Bus System.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.
Middle Village is a mainly residential neighborhood in the central section of the borough of Queens, New York City, bounded to the north by the Long Island Expressway, to the east by Woodhaven Boulevard, to the south by Cooper Avenue, and to the west by Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
The N Broadway Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
Neuroticism is one of the Big Five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York City Board of Estimate was a governmental body in New York City responsible for numerous areas of municipal policy and decisions, including the city budget, land-use, contracts, franchises, and water rates.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
New York City Subway chaining is a method to precisely specify locations along the New York City Subway lines.
Many transit maps for the New York City Subway have been designed since the subway's inception in 1904.
The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is the department of the New York state government responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways and aviation facilities in the U.S. state of New York.
New York State Route 25A (NY 25A) is a state highway on Long Island in New York in the United States.
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to an apparently self-contradictory or logically unacceptable conclusion.
Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the United States, New York and New Jersey, established in 1921 through an interstate compact authorized by the United States Congress.
Metropolitan Transportation: A Program for Action, also known as simply the Program for Action, the Grand Design, or the New Routes Program, was a proposal in the mid-1960s for a large expansion of mass transit in New York City, created under then-Mayor John Lindsay.
The Q Second Avenue/Broadway Express/Brighton Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
Queens College (QC) is one of the four-year colleges in the City University of New York system.
Queens Village is a station on the Main Line of the Long Island Rail Road, located between 218th Street and Springfield Boulevard in Queens Village, Queens, New York City.
The R Broadway Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.
Railway electric traction describes the various types of locomotive and multiple units that are used on electrification systems around the world.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Richmond Hill Station is a closed station on the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road in the Richmond Hill section of the borough of Queens, in New York City.
Ridgewood was a train station along the Lower Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, located at Woodhaven Boulevard near 78th Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens, just east of Glendale Junction, the connecting track between the Montauk Branch and Rockaway Beach Branch.
Ridgewood is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.
Robert Ferdinand Wagner II (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991), usually known as Robert F. Wagner Jr. served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965.
Roosevelt Island is a narrow island in New York City's East River.
Roosevelt Island is a station on the IND 63rd Street Line of the New York City Subway.
Rosedale is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch in the Rosedale neighborhood of Queens in New York City.
Second Avenue is an avenue on the East Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan extending from Houston Street at its south end to the Harlem River Drive at 128th Street at its north end.
The Second Avenue Subway (internally referred to as the IND Second Avenue Line by the MTA and abbreviated to SAS) is a New York City Subway line that runs under Second Avenue on the East Side of Manhattan.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Seventh Avenue – known as Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard north of Central Park – is a thoroughfare on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
In public transport, a short turn or turn-back is an earlier terminus on a bus or rail line that is used on some scheduled trips that do not operate along the full length of the route.
Springfield Boulevard is a major north/south roadway that runs through the eastern section of Queens, New York.
Sunnyside Yard is a large coach yard, a railroad yard for passenger cars, in Sunnyside, Queens in New York City.
The Brooklyn Paper is a small, weekly broadsheet that covers news related exclusively to the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
The Journal News is a newspaper in New York serving the New York counties of Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam, a region known as the Lower Hudson Valley.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
A tunnel boring machine (TBM), also known as a "mole", is a machine used to excavate tunnels with a circular cross section through a variety of soil and rock strata.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.
The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street.
The V Sixth Avenue Local was a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
Woodhaven Boulevard and Cross Bay Boulevard (formerly Jamaica Bay Boulevard) are two parts of a major boulevard in the New York City borough of Queens.
Zoo York is a style and social philosophy inspired by the New York City graffiti art subculture of the 1970s.
121st Street is a skip-stop station on the elevated BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway.
21st Street–Queensbridge is a station on the IND 63rd Street Line of the New York City Subway.
34th Street–Herald Square is an underground station complex on the BMT Broadway Line and the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, and is the third-busiest station in the system with 39,285,568 passengers entering the station in 2014.
36th Street is a local station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway.
57th Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
57th Street–Seventh Avenue is an express station on the BMT Broadway Line of the New York City Subway.
The 60th Street Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River and Roosevelt Island between Manhattan and Queens.
The 63rd Street Shuttle was the name given to three shuttle trains that served the 63rd Street Lines of the New York City Subway during various times from 1997 to 2001.
The 63rd Street Tunnel carries the 63rd Street Lines of the New York City Subway under the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens.
72nd Street is a station on the first phase of the Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
96th Street (announced as 96th Street–2nd Avenue) is a station on the IND Second Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.