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.

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.

Chelsea fans refuse to let black man onto Paris subway, chant how proud they are to be racists

February 18, 2015 / 0 comments

When talking to some Europeans about race, my experience has been that they see themselves above the United States in their approach to race relations.

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.

Are Asian immigrants being targeted for MTA subway attacks?

November 24, 2014 / 0 comments

This is an article that I originally wrote for American FOBs. I corrected a mistake and made some slight edits to this version for clarity. 

If you are visiting or live in New York City, you need to read this guide on etiquette

April 25, 2014 / 0 comments

Big Appled put out this awesome guide on NYC etiquette. There’s a lot of guidebooks and how-to’s for New York, but this one hits many of the right notes, goes deep, and in a humorous way.