Yes, that’s right.  Stranded weekend 7 train riders in the outer boroughs can come celebrate St. Patrick’s Daywith the rest of us in Manhattan.  The MTA has decided to officially resume weekend 7 train service just for the holiday weekend.
See the MTA’s 7 Train Service Page.  It’s tiny, but it says that service will be [...]

Yes, that’s right.  Stranded weekend 7 train riders in the outer boroughs can come celebrate St. Patrick’s Daywith the rest of us in Manhattan.  The MTA has decided to officially resume weekend 7 train service just for the holiday weekend.
See the MTA’s 7 Train Service Page.  It’s tiny, but it says that service will be [...]

(ok, so this isn’t one of the platform signs, but it is still really funny.)
So the New York Times went underground to do some of the hard-hitting investigative reporting that they are known for.  They sent a reporter, armed with a stop watch, into the subway system to ride the L trains and test the [...]

On snowy days like today, walking to the subway is a real pain in the ass.  Mostly, it is due the joy that is crossing over intersections.  Most look like this.  The slush in the streets gets up to your knees in some places.
The MTA also does a pretty crappy job of clearing the stairs.  [...]

Stop the presses!  There’s actual talk of making the subway FREE to ride.  I know, it makes me a little nauseous too. 
Theodore Kheel donated $100,000 to the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility to fund a study about making the subway free to ride.  Kheel believes that it can be done. 
Hold on to your seats because [...]

New Jersey Transit has just started a new email alert program for the PATH train that alerts subscribers to service disruptions.  It’s a free service, and so far they have signed up over 2,700 users.
When was the last time the subway got something cool like this?  Try never.  The last cool thing we got was the [...]

Isn’t it great how the Wall Street Journal is now a more commuter friendly size? SUBWAYblogger thinks so.
In case you didn’t notice, the WSJ recently trimmed about three inches or so off the width of the paper. The result is more of a “travel size” version.
The paper claims they did it to make it [...]

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