“…and it starts with you go f**k yourself.”
On the newer trains (like the 2 train), they’ve added some more public service announcements.  They aren’t especially new, but they seem to be playing them a lot more, and they’re starting to piss SUBWAYblogger off.
For the longest time, you only had a couple basic announcements from the [...]

Upcoming Fare Hike Hearings

Posted on December 23rd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

The MTA released notice that they will be conducting public hearings regarding fare hikes around the New York.
The hearings will begin in mid January and continue through the first week of February.
This is the initial part of the announcement:
Hearings will be held on proposed changes in fares and crossing charges, levels of service and partial [...]

The MTA approved the doomsday budget yesterday that will allow them to hike the fares starting as early as Thursday this week.  The new budget would/will need to be approved tomorrow (Wednesday), and the new fare would kick in Thursday.
How much? Single rides would be $2.50.  The monthly unlimited Metrocard would jump to $104 at [...]

Cold Outside, Hot in Subway

Posted on November 11th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

This transitional period is always tough when it comes to planning your outfits for the day.
The cold has finally started to come.  Yeah we had a quick cold snap earlier in the fall, but then it warmed back up again.  Now it seems to be finally settling in.
So when you are walking to the train, [...]

Back by popular demand, free ads on SUBWAYblogger.com. The free banner ads are available on a first come, first served basis only a week of your choosing in September.
We are offering a free, week long banner ad in our left sidebar (premium space!). You can pick any 7 days you like so it [...]

The Subways (the band)

Posted on August 12th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

Cruising the interwebs for some subway video, I came across this music video for a band called “The Subways.”
You know, they’re actually not bad.  Anyway…

Further proof that the MTA is an embarrassing bureaucracy.
The MTA released the results of a comprehensive study that found the subway is dirty.  Folks, I wish it was a joke.  The MTA’s advocacy group’s 61 page [gasp] report said the stations are dirty aaaaaand many of them are literally falling apart.
Read the report for yourself.
Honestly, [...]

Is the NYPD really flaunting the new starting salary for recruits?  It’s $32,881.  Where in Manhattan can you live for $32k a year?  Hell, it hard to make ends meet with twice that.
Well, the NYPD is making sure you know about it with half takeover ads on the subway.  If you haven’t seen them already, [...]

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