No Stopping in Times Square

Posted on December 31st, 2006 by The SUBWAYblogger in Rider Strategy

If you are crazy enough to need to get off the subway in Times Square tonight, make sure you get there before 7pm.  After that time, there will be no Times Square stops.  All trains will be diverted away from there for security reasons.  Service will be restored around 12:15am for everyone flooding out of [...]

So maybe “Secret Battle” is a bit dramatic, but it is still somewhat telling. There is growing competition among online travel planners, especially those in New York City.
For years, New Yorkers had to figure out for themselves how to get from point A to point B. Now, there are a handful of online [...]

They made it!  The guys that set out yesterday to beat the Guinness Book of World Record’s New York City subway riding record.
24 Hours, 54 Minutes and 3 Seconds puts them ahead of the old record by about an hour and a half.   Their website:

Subway sketch artist

Posted on December 29th, 2006 by The SUBWAYblogger in Contribution

SUBWAYblogger isn’t the only crazy one using the subway as a center subject matter. Cully from the blog A Child of Atom sketches the people he sees on the NYC Subway. His stuff is really cool. This is one of his most recent sketches.
I thought it was hard to type a complete posting in the [...]


…for real this time. Allow me to clarify.
You’re probably saying to yourself, “Hey, didn’t a couple guys already break that record this summer?” Well, sort of. Yes, they broke a record, but it wasn’t the real record. They broke the amateur record.
They’ve caught a bunch of flack in the media for claiming to [...]

See, SUBWAYblogger wasn’t full of crap when we said that the city was feeling more crowded than ever. Mayor Bloomberg just announced that the city had about 44 million tourists come to visit in 2006, and that’s a smashing new record. Last year was about 41 million.
Interestingly, NYC & Company (the company designated [...]

Well, here’s your answer.  This chart shows their standard wages with the different proposed increases under the new contract.
Thanks to Gothamist for scoring the wage sheet.

A building collapsed on the upper West Side on 113th Street.  The collapse killed one person and injured another.  Another consequence, the A, B, C, and D Lines were shut down for a little while.

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