It's costing a whopping $1.7bn per kilometer. But now the first phase of New York's Second Avenue Subway has opened after a century of planning.
Expanding bike lanes, handing out free helmets and making lessons free: New York is making great strides in encouraging pedal power at the expense of exhaust fumes.
Akayed Ullah is facing six charges for an attempted suicide bomb attack near Manhattan's Time Square. He allegedly told police after his arrest he "did it for the Islamic State."
A pipe bomb explosion in New York City's subway system has injured four people, including the suspected attacker, a Bangladeshi immigrant. In response, the White House has again called for immigration reform.
The suspect was the only person seriously injured in the blast, but he is expected to appear in court. Meanwhile President Donald Trump seized on the attack to call for stricter immigration rules.
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