Normal Bob Smith, the Union Sq documenter, and his... →
Maybe now the bus drivers won't have to sit on the... →
Subway to Jersey →
I really think that if NY and NJ could just work together on a trans-state system, both NY and NJ would profit. Hoboken is as far from Manhattan as Brooklyn is, but damn if it’s not ridiculous trying to get between the two!
Stylin' cabs? →
I’ll miss the old Victoria, but I can see why bigger and roomier designs are favored. I agree with the complaint about handicap accessibility—the subway system is already inaccessible enough! But wireless? Sunroofs? Shouldn’t really be high priorities.
The special Select
I finally, FINALLY rode the new Select bus that I’d read about all those months ago, taking the M15 a couple of stops on 1st Ave. Some of the changes are genuine improvements, some seem surface level. The white light, new seat covers, and gray color scheme, for example, are nice improvements but sort of superficial. The ticketing system, the main difference, was easy to figure out and...
“The system handles about 245,000 trips on an average weekday, fewer than half of the trips taken on the No. 6 subway line alone”
2nd Avenue for Second-Graders →