Ok, you haaaaaaaave to watch this video. Stop whatever you are doing, and watch this clip. It is simply astonishing!! This is the subway in Mumbai:
Is that not the craziest shit you’ve ever seen?!?! What’s even scarier is that’s how our subways are going to be in the next 3 years. And [...]
(I promise, we’ll relate this to the subway. Stand clear of the closing doors, we’re on the way.)Ok so did you see the complete train wreck that was Miss South Carolina’s answer during the Miss Teen USA pageant? If not, here it is. I warn you, this is so embarrassing, it will [...]
How’s this for a blast from the past: The famed Times Square subway Record Mart is marked to reopen October 1st (ish).
Jesse Moskowitz, who first opened the store in 1958, says that the store will be selling CDs, DVDs, and MP3 players. Sorry, no more vinyl.
The mart will have music from Cuba, [...]
Got this note from my buddy Will today, and I thought it was worth publishing:
As you know onNYTurf.com runs a subway map service and you also know in recent days news broke of some sort of deal between the MTA and Google for creating some better NYC area transit mapping. We have been after this [...]
Last month, we told you about a quick, dirty little way to get a nice subway map onto your iPhone. Sure, for most New Yorkers, we don’t need the subway map. But every now and then you find yourself out in the Village a few drinks deep, and all you need is to [...]
Here’s a new SubTalk poster I love…
“Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.”
First of all, this must be false. Of that low number, I bet they weren’t all New Yorkers, but we can let it slide.
What I find hilarious is that all year long, there were only 1,944 people who actually said [...]
Subway superintendent, Lloyd London, was in charge of a small group of transit workers when two of them were stuck by a train, killing one. A new report found that London was partly responsible for the death of transit worker, Marvin Franklin.
The investigation found that Mr. London had told the workers that he would [...]
Google is getting geared up to start mapping New York City Transit systems. Ultimately, you’ll be able to map a transit or subway route just like Google Maps.
I can only imagine that this is going to be disastrous for Hop Stop. They’re a pretty big company anyway, so I’m not losing much [...]