I’m to lazy to go and look up the temperatures from last May, but I feel like we’re getting off easy this year temperature wise. I have a feeling these relatively mild weeks are going to quickly come back and bite us in the ass.
I’m predicting that we get our first sustained heat not [...]

On any given day, at any given time, you can see shocking things that would make your eyes burn and your head shake.
This morning was no different. I boarded the R train that goes from my house in Midtown to my job in Soho. It is a fairly quick trip, but even on the quickest [...]

Aaaand we inch ever closer to the $2.50 single ride and the $103 monthly unlimited. The final vote is Wednesday.

Gov. Paterson to MTA: Go ahead with Doomsday budget
How Will You Cope With Higher Fares?
MTA Committee Proposes Big Subway Fare Hike

I don’t claim to be that good at math, but eventually the unlimited card is [...]

Around 7:30am, a report of a person struck by a train went out across police radios.
The incident occurred around 116th Street & Broadway on the Uptown 1 line.  The thing we find odd is the report that the person was dead on arrival between 116th and 125th.  That makes it sound like the person may [...]

Dustin Dibble, 25, of Brooklyn fell onto the subway tracks back in April of 2006.  A train came and ran over his leg.  Unfortunately, the leg had to be amputated at the calf.
Dibble was drunk at the time and reportedly had a BAC of .18.
The courts just awarded him $2.3 million!
They found that the train [...]

Last month, we told you about Dunkin’ Donuts plan to hand out free Metrocards around New York City.  Now, DD tells SUBWAYblogger that they plan to hand out gift cards to rail riders!  Some may even get $99 gift cards.
Here’s the details:
Hello Subway Blogger,
Hope all is well! I really appreciated you blogging about Dunkin’s MetroCard promotion last month, [...]

That’s what I would like to suggest as a new revenue stream at the MTA hearings.  It would be nice to go and get a quick coldie while on the train.
Or maybe on the platforms.  You could install bars on the platforms.  Just get rid of some of the magazine stands and convert them to [...]

Free MetroCards!

Posted on January 9th, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

Want a free ride with that donut?
Over the next month, Dunkin’ Donuts is making the morning commute a little brighter for New Yorkers by providing free subway rides at four of Manhattan’s busiest subway stations. The giveaway is a component of Dunkin’s newly launched “You Kin Do It!” campaign to encourage everyday workers to keep [...]

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