How does the ‘NYC Train Sign’ MTA countdown clock work (and is it worth it)?

October 7, 2017 / 2 comments

You might have recently scrolled past an advertisement or were tagged in a social media post for the NYC Train Sign.

Your MTA transfer doesn’t work for bus-to-bus transfers on same route

October 24, 2015 / 1 comment

Whenever possible I plan my trip in a way that allows me to do what I need to maximize my $2.75 Metrocard fare.

Lyft Line: When a car service is cheaper than the subway

September 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Would you rather have a car pick you up from your home and zip you directly to your destination or take the subway? Usually the subway is cheaper than a private car, but with Lyft Line, the price difference isn’t much.

That one time when a subway performer and an angry stranger connected on a NYC subway platform

March 13, 2015 / 0 comments

Anything can happen when a diverse set of people share common space as we do everyday in big cities across the country. A lot of these interactions happen on public transportation.

1st Avenue L Train MTA

Is the MTA adding entrances to the L Train at Avenue A?

December 12, 2014 / 0 comments

For selfish reasons, I think there should be a TRAIN STATION at Avenue C or D, but I welcome the news that MTA is looking to extend the 1st Avenue entrance to the L train to Avenue A.

A table of the fastest, slowest, most-reliable and least-reliable buses in New York City

December 11, 2014 / 0 comments

The Straphangers Campaign just released a survey of the city’s buses to determine the fastest, slowest, most-reliable and least-reliable buses in New York City.

Citi Bike Review: Is Citi Bike Worth $100? Hell Yes.

August 9, 2014 / 4 comments

I resisted Citi Bike for nearly a year. I liked the idea of the city’s bikeshare program, but since I already had a monthly MTA pass, my own bike sitting at home, I pushed off Citi Bike as a nice-to-have, but was more a luxury that I would only use from time-to-time.