The 1, 2, and 3 trains this afternoon were experiencing major delays due to “an emergency water condition” north of 79th Street.
What the hell does that mean? I assume water on the tracks, but it hasn’t rained at all today. The only thing I can think of is that a water main broke.
I guess I [...]

Oops. I am running a bit late today, and it is completely my fault. What’s a little sad is that today’s a half day anyway. The office is closing after lunch. So its in late and out early. Oh well.
As for the holiday weekend, I have no idea what’s in store. Just to give you [...]

The Subway Challenge geeks made it, and broke the record in the process. (see previous post)
The record for riding the entire NYC Subway system was just over 25 hours or something. These guys made it in just over 24. So I guess that means that they have officially earned the title of [...]

656 miles.468 stations.
All in 24 hours. At the cost of $2.
Two self-proclaimed infrastructure nerds are currently riding the subway rails this morning, in an attempt to break the world record for hitting every stop.
Hear the interview here.
Ohh, and as you would expect, they set up a Myspace site.

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