Ahh the joy of coming back from a long holiday weekend only to be hit in the thighs by the turnstile because your Metrocard has expired.
That’s the joy that many New Yorkers experienced this morning. Lines at the Metrocard machines this morning were very long. It’s funny to see how many people buy their [...]

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 [...]

Ugh…you know it’s not good when you get to the subway and see 7 fire trucks parked around your subway entrance, you could be in for a long morning. In this case, it was a little suspicious.
As I entered the subway, I saw firemen and police officers, but they did not look like they [...]

Mr Met Says

Posted on August 16th, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in Live Blogging On the Subway

Mr. Met Says, “Please don’t let good manners slide. Keep your stuff off the seats for a better ride.”
That’s what one of the most annoying signs on the subway says. Are we all a bunch of 5 year olds or something? It’s like some goofy lesson in an episode of Mr. Rogers or something. [...]

Ski Caps

Posted on August 15th, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in Live Blogging On the Subway

Really? Ski caps in the summer in New York City?
I now those knit hats look cool and every thing, but you’re going to kill yourself by wearing them in the summer.
Maybe they’ve been around, and I’ve just never noticed. Lately, I’ve seen guys everywhere with them on. Just the thought of wearing one [...]

I know I’ve said it before, but I really enjoy the School of Visual Arts subway ads. The just recently put up a new campaign. They are even more clever that the last batch!
You can’t beat the slogan either, “How bad do you want to be good?” Makes me want to be an artist. [...]

Maybe it’s because I’m a New Yorker and a regular subway rider, but a calm mornings are always a little tense.
I’m not used to it not being crowded, the train arriving on time, the announcements being clear, and the people being normal. It always seems like the calm before the storm.
I honestly had [...]

AMNY reports that the Manhattan borough president wants to have the police crack down on subway pervsattacking and harassing people in the subway.
Scott Stringer’s office asked commuters how often someone sexually attacked or harassed them in the subway, and found frightening results. More than 60 percent of those who responded to the online study said [...]

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