The nostalgia subway train ran to Yankee Stadium for the final game, but did you know that it is also the final season for Shea Stadium?  Haha.  Yankee Stadium is stealing spotlight bigtime.
Anyway, the MTA is going to run the nostalgia train out to Queens for the final Mets game at Shea Stadium.
The MTA sent [...]

A Look Back at the Summer

Posted on September 22nd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

With Fall officially here (thank god), it’s time to look back at the summer.  Here’s some of our most popular stories.

Standing Room Only
Smack in the Face
Optional Security Checks
Pro Islam Ads on the Subway
Bum Fight
Poo
Backpack Douchebags
Subway Bull

With that, feel free to share your craziest subway story of the summer.  Might actually become a featured post.  With [...]

I saw it with my own eyes.  My jaw dropped to the ground.
I’m sure you’ve seen a homeless person with a stack of used MetroCards standing at a turnstile swiping away in hopes to find a card with a ride still left on it.  I do applaud them for trying to be legal about getting [...]

Well, in case you missed it (as most New Yorkers did), Sheldon Silver won the Democratic primary for Assembly Speaker.
Since he out spent his opponents 2 to 1, he managed to secure most of the little votes that were actually cast.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is the poster boy for Albany dysfunction, the senior leader of [...]

So I know most of you listen to the MTA’s “TransitTrax” podcast on a daily basis…yeeeeah.
Honestly, is there anyone listening to this?  I mean, SUBWAYblogger is probably in the top 5 biggest subway geeks out there, and we don’t even listen to this.
Not to knock it or anything.  If there’s someone at the MTA with [...]

There’s this new TV show on the History Channel called Sandhogs.  No, we’re not being paid to write this, so everyone relax.
This is a whole reality show is about a crew of guys that dig massive tunnels for a living.  Makes it sound easy, but it’s not.  They are digging a huge water tunnel to [...]

New Look for SUBWAYblogger

Posted on September 14th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

Well, it’s a work in progress.
We launched the new look this weekend.  It’s a stripped down design where we’re going for clean and simple.
There’s some improved functionality too, specifically with the comments.  They are now threaded.  Just click REPLY on the comment of another SUBWAYblogger reader, and your post will show up right under there’s.  [...]

If you haven’t seen or heard, the NFL has taken over all of Columbus Circle.  Tomorrow, it grows even more.
It’s all for the “NFL Kickoff” celebration tomorrow featuring performances by Usher, Keith Urban, and Natasha Bedingfield.
There’s an enormous stage taking up the width of Central Park South.  The stage is set up on Columbus Circle [...]

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