I witnessed a funny encounter today on the subway.
It was just a typical morning like usual.  The train was fairly crowded.
There was a girl sitting down and another girl standing in front of her with her iPod in reading a book.  The girl sitting down looked up, and with a somewhat puzzeled look on her [...]

Strippers

Posted on January 7th, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in Good lookin'

Yeah that’s right.  Strippers.
There’s a shocking amount of videos online of people treating the subway poles like stripper poles.  I mean a LOT. Here’s just a sample.
Not enough?  There’s more. 

Wow was I off my subway game today.
I swiped at the turnstile and walked right into the bar.  My Metrocard expired and I totally forgot.  So like an idiot, I had to squeeze back out and get one.
Then the Metrocard machine I went up to was not working for some reason.  It wouldn’t read any [...]

Beautiful Subway Photography

Posted on January 3rd, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in Weekend

Here’s some beautiful photos from the New York City Subway I found. Feel free to post links to others in the comments. (Note: Comments with links often get held in the moderation queue. I will check and approve them though!)

What’s in store for the state of public transportation in New York City?  With how fast things happen, it is hard to say.
What we do know is that 2009 is likely to be the most dramatic we’ve seen in decades.  The MTA is litterally falling apart with over a billion dollars in budget deficits.  Even [...]

NYMag decided to find out.

You can take a ride on the nostalgia train yourself this Sunday and next along the V line.  If you go, let us know how your trip was.  Send us some pics and we’ll post them.

On my way to work, I was thinking about what I would wish for if I was able to get one wish from the subway.  If I could make any subway related improvement at the snap of a finger, what would it be?
If you can think of any others, please drop them in the comments.
I [...]

The MTA Board has officially approved the “doomsday” budget fare increases.
Fares will be increased and service will be cut in some areas.
The Daily News reports that things got a bit heated at the hearing.

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