Well, in case there were any mystery about the subway’s getting more and more crowded, we can now put that question to bed.
In 2007, there were 2.3 billion riders.  That’s right, BILLION with a B.
And of course, this is pre-congestion pricing.

There are reports this morning that there was a person under a train that was dead on arrival at the 49th Street stop on the N train.
SUBYWAYblogger reader Melody brought this to our attention, and then we were able to confirm it on the police scanner logs.
Melody was on the train that allegedly struck the [...]

Uncivilsociety reminds us of a somewhat darker time in subway history.  This ad once ran on the subways in a pre-civil rights era.  It combines two themes in one ad that today would be considered unbelievably offensive.
First, the tongue-in-cheek way they use “women voting.”  As if it were an inevitability.  Then again, as we all [...]

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