Shockingly, the Times Square subway station was not really crowded at all today around 3pm when the area was being closed down for tonight’s festivities.
Generally speaking the Times Square subway station is always crowded in the middle of the way.  It gets even more so when there’s a major event going on up on street [...]

The first of eight public hearings to discuss the proposed fare hikes and crossing tolls is coming up on January 14th at the Hilton right here in Manhattan.
Are any of you planning on attending?
I have a meeting during the hearing, so I don’t think I will be able to make it.  Wish I could.

If you [...]

Hell, why not?  If banks, auto manufacturers, and more are all bellying up to the pork buffet, why can’t the MTA?
Senator Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to write a check for a few billion dollars to bail out the MTA.
Just think, this could have been done back when Congestion Pricing was all the rage.  [...]

And We’re Back

Posted on December 29th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Tourists

After a short holiday hiatus outside of the city, we’re back in the NYC.
SUBWAYblogger tries to get back to the city early.  Right after Christmas though New Years happens to be one of the best times to be in the city.
Most of the neighborhoods are completely empty because people are out of town visiting family.  [...]

Upcoming Fare Hike Hearings

Posted on December 23rd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

The MTA released notice that they will be conducting public hearings regarding fare hikes around the New York.
The hearings will begin in mid January and continue through the first week of February.
This is the initial part of the announcement:
Hearings will be held on proposed changes in fares and crossing charges, levels of service and partial [...]

Top Commenters Link Love

Posted on December 22nd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

Top SUBWAYblogger commenters will now get some link love.  Everyday, we run through the database of comments.  Those readers that have the most comments posted within the last 7 days will get a link to their site posted in the SUBWAYblogger sidebar.
Just comment away as usual.  Your comment count is tied to your email address [...]

NYMag decided to find out.

You can take a ride on the nostalgia train yourself this Sunday and next along the V line.  If you go, let us know how your trip was.  Send us some pics and we’ll post them.

On my way to work, I was thinking about what I would wish for if I was able to get one wish from the subway.  If I could make any subway related improvement at the snap of a finger, what would it be?
If you can think of any others, please drop them in the comments.
I [...]

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