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Commuters walk into a flooded subway station and disrupted service due to extremely heavy rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida on September 2, 2021. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Change Means More Subway Floods; How Cities Are Adapting

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Rescuers carry a boat into the subway in Zhengzhou, China, in July after flash floods trapped passengers underground. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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NYC's Subway Flooding Isn't A Fluke. It's The Reality For Cities In A Warming World

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Ireland's Supreme Court ruled that Subway bread shouldn't be classified as bread for tax purposes due to its sugar-to-flour ratio. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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For Subway, A Ruling Not So Sweet. Irish Court Says Its Bread Isn't Bread

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A worker disinfects the inside of a bus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Transit agencies are taking new steps to reduce the risks for riders during the pandemic. Michael Tewelde/Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Richard McLachlan, originally from New Zealand, waits for the Q train in Brooklyn. He delivers subway talks on the climate emergency, telling his fellow New Yorkers that they are "sleepwalking into a catastrophe." Ben James for NPR hide caption

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The Gospel Of Climate Change: One Man's Mission To Take The Message To Commuters

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More kids are eating at fast-food chains like McDonald's, according to a new study, but parents are buying the healthier side options only about half the time. Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Roman marbles are on display in the San Giovanni metro station, part of Line C of Rome's subway, in 2017. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rome's Subway Expansion Reveals Artifacts From The Ancient Past

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Workers put the finishing touches on the new 86th Street subway station in New York on Dec. 22, 2016. The first phase of the 2nd Avenue subway line, which has three stops, opened on New Year's Day. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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New York's Long-Awaited Second Avenue Subway Finally Leaves The Station

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A single trip on the Morgantown, W.Va., PRT costs just 50 cents — and is free for students. The system provides about 15,000 rides a day (and double that when WVU has a home game). Joanne C. Sullivan/Flickr hide caption

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Renewing The Revolution: Personal Rapid Transit Gets A Makeover

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Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle arrives at a federal courthouse in Indianapolis on Thursday to be sentenced on charges of trading child pornography and paying to have sex with minors. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Diners wait in line at a Subway sandwich shop on September 15, 2015 in Chicago, Ill. Subway will serve antibiotic-free turkey and chicken by the end of 2016, but it may take nine years for its suppliers of beef and pork to go antibiotic-free as well. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A resilient tunnel plug inflates during a test. The new technology was created to try to keep New York City subways from flooding. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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To Flood-Proof Subways, N.Y. Looks At Everything From Plugs To Sheets

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For 15 years, Jared Fogle has been the famous face of Subway. Here, Fogle (left) visits a Subway shop in Daytona Beach, Fla., with NASCAR driver Carl Edwards in 2012. Brian Blanco/AP hide caption

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Can Subway Freshen Up Its Image After Jared?

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Per the New York Daily News, on weekdays, only 74% of trains arrive on time at terminals. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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New Yorkers To Mayor De Blasio: 'Get Used To It'

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Christian Tengblad (right) and his fellow fare dodger are part of the group Planka.nu. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Group Urges Swedes To Evade Subway Fares, And Even Insures Against Fines

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Smoke inhalation victims walk past a firefighter towards a medical aid bus Monday after passengers on the Washington, D.C., subway were injured when smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the afternoon rush hour. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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