All SUBWAYblogger readers must read this post by METRO today.  I died laughing.  It reminds me of many experiences which I have posted about in the past.

I can think of few things more disgusting than using the water collected in the subway for anything other than chemical weaponry. However, it seems that the MTA may be looking into that as part of the sustainability plan.
For example, MTA plans to power a “significant portion” of the Roosevelt Island Subway Station with [...]

Trump Gets Dissed

Posted on April 7th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

Ha! The contractors working on the refurbishment of the Columbus Circle subway station printed up a bunch of signs directing people to the Trump Globe. However, they spelled his name Trumph!
Apparently, they did not follow proper procedure.
“They are being reinstructed on the proper way to obtain a service information poster from the service [...]

What a concept! [sarcasm]
The MTA has finally decided to outfit the old trains in the system with speakers mounted on the outside [Daily News] of the trains. That way, people outside the train can hear the announcements while standing on the platform.
I think we’ve all been in the situation where we’ve boarded a train [...]

New York City Council has officially backed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan, which now moves forward to Albany for approval.
Just to recap, the plan would charge drivers an $8.00 fee for driving below 60th Street from 6am – 6pm. There are provisions in the plan which allow for credits when paying a toll [...]

Two east bound trains entering the Jamaica Queens station collided when apparently one of them derailed, and hit the other train.
Apparently, one of the trains had two cars derail, which then bumped a neighboring train.
The LIRR is calling the incident a minor/low impact derailment.  There are a reported 20 minor injuries, and no major injuries.
The [...]

The Straphangers Campaign released a report on the improvement of subway cleanliness. They say that the state of train dirt and has improved over the past few years.
I guess, for the most part, that is true in my observation.
They found that the L train and 7 train were the cleanest this year. [...]

Remember way back when the MTA promised that part of the new fare hike would include some general system upgrades with a $30 million improvement package? Yeah well, the MTA has decided they’re just gonna hold off on that for a lil bit.
This is such bullshit, it drives me nuts. If this is [...]

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