Broken Subway Door?

Posted on June 15th, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in Transit Failures

It’s a good thing I snagged a seat today, or it would have been a pretty crappy way to start my morning.
At 28th Street, my train was stuck in the station because of a door problem. Perhaps some of the motormen that read this blog can chime in on what can cause this.
Clearly it was [...]

I enjoy a nice, crisp, white dress shirt as much as the next guy I guess.  I don’t really think about them much other than when I immediately get a stain or mark on them before even getting to work.
That happened to me this morning thanks to the damn rubber gaskets on the subway doors.
Of [...]

Metrofart T-Shirts?

Posted on June 24th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Scary People

Ahhh the joy of reader emails.  This one goes in the classic pile:
Hello SubwayBlogger!
Hopefully you’ll get a kick out of the new MetroFart t-shirt, just made available on DiggerTees.com.
A recent trip on the 6 train inspired this t-shirt design; I jumped on the train at 33rd street, to head home to the UES. I immediately [...]

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 [...]

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