Did you ever walk into the subway station an notice that a lot of people (including yourself) are having trouble swiping through the turnstile?
I’ve seen it happen three or four times before, and had it happen to me.
We’re regular New Yorkers that swipe through the turnstile everyday without problem.  Then all of a sudden, you [...]

Did anyone else see signs, literally put up on easels, at your subway station advertising the new EasyPay Express Metrocards?
At Columbus Circle, they had a bunch of them printed up and set up at the main entrance.
In case you don’t know already, the MTA has set up a Metrocard that automatically refills itself when the [...]

F Train Likes it Deeeeep

Posted on September 29th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Video

Deep underground that is. NYC the Blog provides this look at what is probably the deepest subway station in the city, the F train at 63rd and Lex.

It is a rough day when those escalators break down.

Well here’s an idea that finally makes sense.
This year, the surging current of the East River will help provide power to a nearby subway station. The lights that lace the ornate interior of Manhattan’s Grand Central Station have largely been replaced by bulbs that burn brightly but save energy. There are plans to make the [...]

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 [...]

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