Halloween Freakshow 2008

Posted on November 1st, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Good lookin'

Well folks, we’ve survived (most of us) another Halloween in NYC.  It never ceases to amaze me how seriously New Yorkers take Halloween.
Even if you didn’t make it down to the Village for the parade, you can still see the “interesting” costumes underground.  The subway becomes it’s own parade all night long.
Most people take the [...]

Just when you finally managed to stop pondering all of the things that could go wrong when riding the NYC Subway, it turns out that the computer system that controls the trains crashed for a few minutes yesterday.
It was only “down” for a few moments.  However, when it came back online, the system was unable [...]

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, [...]

Thank goodness this is not a NYC subway car. However, I’d imagine it can’t be that far behind.

This little gem is from the Toronto subway system, and I discovered it on this Canuck blog. In a recent advertising move, Ikea launched a campaign up there in Cana-dee-a.
They took over an entire train and [...]

New NYC Subway Fares

Posted on March 2nd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

If you went to the MetroCard machine today to buy a new monthly card and felt an odd sensation in your rear, that was the MTA raping you.
Ok, perhaps a bit strong, but the point remains the same.
The new fare increase kicks in today.  That means your $76 monthly card just jumped to $81.00.  Meanwhile, [...]

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