Hey how ’bout that…the musicians in the subway have officially switched from their greatest hits to holiday tunes.
There’s this one guy I love at the Times Square stop. He usually plays all Mexican music. He plays a mean Feliz Navidad! Hour plays it a lot too, so if you are at 42nd Street, and [...]

The kiddies

Posted on November 30th, 2006 by The SUBWAYblogger in Live Blogging On the Subway

Ok, new law proposal: kids can no longer trave lin packs larger than 4 on their way to school. Period.
The groups of these school kids are huge! They travel in packs of ten in order to build their powers. They come screaming onto the train in the morning pushing eachother and bumping into [...]

Good news!  The proposed 7 train extension is going to cost an additional $180 million…yippee.  [have we laid the sarcasm on thick enough?]
Ok seriously, who is the jackass that said, “Let’s make the train line longer,” but forgot to order more trains?  I don’t even work for the MTA and I knew that.  If you [...]

The Daily News reports that the MTA’s budgets for next year hold fares at their current levels!  It was feared that the fare hike was going to happen within 8 months or so, but not anymore.
The MTA is going to make its final vote hopefully before Christmas, so that would be a nice little gift.  [...]

It seems to me that the bums in the system are a little antsy lately. They seem to be causing more trouble than usual.
Most of the homeless guys is see regularly are pretty harmless. However, there are a couple that have been going nuts lately.
One guy I saw this morning was all messed up. He [...]

Rumor has it that they are experiencing generator problems at Bryant park for the tree lighting. Some of the production, lighting, and sound gear may not have enough juice! It may even impact the tree lights too.
Anyway, that’s our segue into a transit alert for that part of town. If you ride the 5th [...]

Hey, we scooped Gothamist!

Posted on November 28th, 2006 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

SUBWAYblogger loves when that happens.  We love Gothamist.com because they are the best NYC News Blog.  But we still like it when we beat them to a story!
Here’s Gothamist’s story.
Here’s Subwayblogger’s.

How young is too young to be riding on the subway alone? Am I the only one who is astounded by some of the kids you see on the subway alone? I mean the summer is one thing, but it is dark now by 5pm. There’s 12 year olds on riding the subway alone when [...]

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