Our first underground transit system in NYC was a pneumatic subway created by Alfred Ely Beach, and despite being constructed back in the 1870s, some aspects of it were a lot nicer than the crowded old cans we ride in today. For one, this subway's station had chandeliers and a waiting room with a piano. Secondly, it doesn't appear anyone ever had to claw their way out of a stalled train.
Underground Wi-Fi service is finally coming to New York City subway stations. Transit Wireless has a signed a deal with Wi-Fi provider Boingo to wire New York City’s underground subway stations with Wi-Fi access. Service will roll o...
ETA Transit Systems has hit the refresh button on its corporate website. It was a re-focusing of purpose, geared to position the 14-year old intelligent transit system veteran as an informational destination for transit agencies.
A lot of time spent underground on your work commutes or getting from place A to B can lead to a lot of musings. Here are the most common fears faced by riders on the subway in NYC:
Cameron Booth, the graphic designer behind "Amtrak routes as a subway map," has now created a NYC subway map that's in the style of the London Tube map. [ more › ]