Personal Stories

Sick Of Stolen Fares

I like many straphangers are sick of the outdated & flawed MetroCard system. While I can’t vouch that the majority prefer to go back to tokens like I do or perhaps a more updated & with the times system, we definitely agree that the MetroCard has to go! My biggest gripe comes with the repeated […]

Select Bus Service Thoughts

For those who follow my Twitter feed @TransitBlogger (cheap plug!), you would have seen my Sunday morning tweet about getting to ride Select Bus Service for the first time. I found myself having to get from my best friend’s in the Lower East Side to Midtown to meet up for a ride to a business […]

Pathetic LIRR Conductor

Used Long Island Railroad ticket. You are probably wondering why I have a picture of a used LIRR ticket above. I’ll explain….. Those who personally know me or follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter, it is known how much disgust I have for the overpriced Long Island Rail Road. The service is nowhere near worth the astronomical […]

Delays Galore!

Exactly a week ago today, I had some business to handle in the Upper East Side. I make my way down to the uptown platform at 68th Street when I notice an extremely large amount of people waiting for the train. While I know how crowded the Lexington Ave stations can be, this had the […]

Seriously How Dumb Can You Be?

Let me preface this by saying I am anti-drugs. I have never done an illegal drug in my life & never plan on doing so. Anyhow…. This past Tuesday, I hopped a Brooklyn-bound train at the Astoria Blvd station. The plan was to go to Queensboro Plaza & walk to a great printing company I […]