Photographer Ashley K. Barnes documents the recent subway stunt, now in its 11th year in NYC.

THE NO PANTS SUBWAY RIDE is an annual event put on by Improv Everywhere, in which occurs just that…..people with no pants get off and on the subway throughout the entire city. At a certain time, everyone participating removes their pants and stands in their “under-garments” while casually reading a book, looking out the window, acting frustrated because they are late, basically, your everyday subway behavior.

1

Waiting to get the party started

2

A software engineer removes his pants

3

No Pants Subway Ride

Intermission
1K+

20 awesomely untranslatable words from around the world

by Jason Wire
2

8 dive bars of Manhattan’s Lower East Side

by Megan Wood

A Mexican city’s plan to stop littering was so extreme it got ruled unconstitutional

by Simeon Tegel
4

No Pants Subway Ride

5

A dentist in action

6

No Pants Subway Ride

7

No Pants Subway Ride

8

A bold dispatcher

9

No Pants Subway Ride

Intermission
56

Have a 4th grader in the US? Your family gets free admission to national parks. Here’s how.

by Cathy Brown
5

Escape to adventure: New York City

by Benita Hussain

11 things Americans ask (and get totally wrong) about Australia

by Kellie Donnelly
10

This food truck driver takes a day off

11

No Pants Subway Ride

12

No Pants Subway Ride

13

The author, nearly in the buff

14

No Pants Subway Ride

Like this Article

Like Matador