Happy fare hike Monday.  Actually, the fares jumped over the weekend, but most of us wouldn’t have noticed until today.
So now that we have a $2.25 fare, your pants just got heavier.  How so?  Well, if you buy a single ride with a $5 bill, you’re going to get back two dollar coins plus 3 [...]

Broken Subway Door?

Posted on June 15th, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in Transit Failures

It’s a good thing I snagged a seat today, or it would have been a pretty crappy way to start my morning.
At 28th Street, my train was stuck in the station because of a door problem. Perhaps some of the motormen that read this blog can chime in on what can cause this.
Clearly it was [...]

I enjoy a nice, crisp, white dress shirt as much as the next guy I guess.  I don’t really think about them much other than when I immediately get a stain or mark on them before even getting to work.
That happened to me this morning thanks to the damn rubber gaskets on the subway doors.
Of [...]

Fact or fiction?
I was talking to a friend today that claimed to have one of the best subway stories ever.  I’m hoping there’s a SUBWAYblogger reader that can backup his story because I’m finding it hard to believe.
He claims he was on an A train down near the Village late one weekend night when two [...]

Has anyone else noticed that rogue 2 train that keeps making the old-school announcements?
For example, the prerecorded female voice says, “You can transfer to the 1 or 9 train.”
9 train?  Uhhh hello.
And it seems on the older announcements, the male voice was virtually nonexistent.  Wonder how long those will run before someone from the MTA [...]

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