What Time Is It? Better NOT Be Showtime
There you are, on your usual commute. You have your book, your headphones, your look of utter indifference, you’re set. And oh, how lucky, you even found an end seat on a crowded train. Perhaps this ride will be quick and painless. Then… right before a bridge, tunnel, or that long ride between 72nd and
Grief and Hope
So much is being said an analyzed about the recent terror attacks in Paris and Beirut. Facts are slowly found out and pieced together as the world grieves the immense loss. It is never easy in the days that follow such a shock. What to do? What to think? Still, even as the facts are
The Insincerity of the MTA
“Ladies and gentleman, we are being held momentarily by the train’s dispatcher. Thank you for your patience.” “Ladies and gentleman, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead, we apologize for any inconvenience.” If ever you have had to commute on the New York subway, you have undoubtedly heard these, and other, dreaded delay messages.