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New York City MTA

Dodgers vs. Mets: The subway war is on

Dodgers vs. Mets: The subway war is on

There are so many tired clichés New Yorkers like to use about their self-proclaimed cultural superiority over Los Angeles. You might have heard this one, from the 1977 movie "Annie Hall," by Woody Allen: "I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light."

For decades, New Yorkers have been curiously eager to point out our lack of mass transit. So it is with civic pride that we can say not only that we have a fledgling subway system, but that it has successfully picked a fight with New York's fabled subway system.

On Tuesday...