Old Cars with Old Ads?

Posted on July 22nd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

I don’t know if they had to reactivate a car on my train today or what, but all the ads were out dated.
The first car I got in had no air conditioning (or passengers for that matter).  So I broke the law, and walked between the cars while the train was moving.  I know, I’m [...]

Nothing beats the feeling of sweat running down your leg while you stand perfectly still on the train platform.
And how about those train cars you walk into without air conditioning.  It’s like walking into an oven.
At first you get in the heat car and you’re a little shocked.  Then you think to yourself, quick…switch cars!  [...]

Bon Jovi Subway Changes

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

You know you are a rockstar when your concerts cause the New York City subway to reroute in advance.
Apparently, there won’t be any C trains running along the Upper West Side.  Concert entrances are at 72nd Street.  Your ticket says which side (Central Park West or 5th Ave) you have to enter.
You can only enter [...]

Hero Reports

Posted on July 10th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

I promise this is not an advertising plug.  I legitimately think this think is pretty cool, so that’s why I’m posting about it.  It just so happens, they are an advertiser this week.
Anyway, check out “Hero Reports.”
It’s by MIT about the people who “See Something, and Say Something.”
The idea is to track down the 1,944 [...]

Ever thought of just jumping the turnstile when your Metrocard stopped working for some unknown reason?  You know you have plenty of cash/rides left on it, so it must be something wrong with the machine.  So screw it, just jump over and move on with your life.
Well, that little maneuver is going to cost you [...]

Recap: Free Ads

Posted on July 6th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

Last week, we offered up some free ads to our readers.  The response was greater than I had expected.
As a result, we plan to offer free ads every month from here on out.  Well make a post during the first week of every month announcing that we are taking complimentary orders.
Ads will then be available [...]

In preparation for the summer Olympic games, Beijing has started security checks at all of their subway stations.  No, they aren’t a joke like they are in the NYC subway system.
“It’s just as strict as the airport security checks.” [Source]
They have wands to scan passengers for weapons, and all large bags go through X-ray [...]

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