Last month, we told you about Dunkin’ Donuts plan to hand out free Metrocards around New York City.  Now, DD tells SUBWAYblogger that they plan to hand out gift cards to rail riders!  Some may even get $99 gift cards.
Here’s the details:
Hello Subway Blogger,
Hope all is well! I really appreciated you blogging about Dunkin’s MetroCard promotion last month, [...]

Free MetroCards!

Posted on January 9th, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

Want a free ride with that donut?
Over the next month, Dunkin’ Donuts is making the morning commute a little brighter for New Yorkers by providing free subway rides at four of Manhattan’s busiest subway stations. The giveaway is a component of Dunkin’s newly launched “You Kin Do It!” campaign to encourage everyday workers to keep [...]

Did you ever walk into the subway station an notice that a lot of people (including yourself) are having trouble swiping through the turnstile?
I’ve seen it happen three or four times before, and had it happen to me.
We’re regular New Yorkers that swipe through the turnstile everyday without problem.  Then all of a sudden, you [...]

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.  [...]

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 [...]

The MTA Board has officially approved the “doomsday” budget fare increases.
Fares will be increased and service will be cut in some areas.
The Daily News reports that things got a bit heated at the hearing.

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