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 [...]

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 [...]

Turns out it’s not just the homeless guys that pick up the tossed Metrocards to try and to use the leftover values.
The Post reports that Georgette DiFini, an F line resident of Brooklyn, regularly picks up discarded Metrocards.  She claims that roughly 40% of all tossed cards have at least some money left on them.  [...]

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back after a lovely Thanksgiving weekend.  SUBWAYblogger’s back in business, sorry for the lack of posts.
Without further adieu, we believe it is time for our annual public service announcement for tourists visiting our fair city for the holidays.  Here goes:
Get Out of the Way.  Thank you.
To harsh?  I think it is [...]

So tonight I had to go rent a car for Thanksgiving travel.  Unfortunately, I didn’t know that every garage in my neighborhood was going to be filled to capacity.
Where the hell did all these cars come from?  There’s no room in the garages, and there’s no room to park on the streets.  I drove around [...]

Here’s a pretty comprehensive list of iPhone & iTouch applications for subway riders.  They include NYC subway maps, directions, tips, and MTA information.  They all have their pluses, and are really cheap.
These are apps that you will find yourself using on a pretty regular basis, especially if you spend a lot of time traveling around [...]

NYC Subway Maps

Posted on November 20th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Rider Strategy

We thought it would be useful to put together a list of the best NYC Subway maps available on the Internet and beyond.  If you have any to add to the list, please post a link in the comments, and we’ll add it to the main body of the post.
Since our last post about NYC [...]

Did anyone else see signs, literally put up on easels, at your subway station advertising the new EasyPay Express Metrocards?
At Columbus Circle, they had a bunch of them printed up and set up at the main entrance.
In case you don’t know already, the MTA has set up a Metrocard that automatically refills itself when the [...]

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