services 02.25.05

The Subway

The subway turned 100 on October 27, 2004 and you didn't even send a card. Today, some info about the centenarian we take for granted.

New Fares
Effective this Sunday, February 27:Unlimited Ride MetroCard is $24 for a 7-Day Card, $76 for a 30-day card. 7-Day cards purchased before Sunday are good through March 7, 30-Day cards are good through April 3.

Best Subway Website
Runner-up: Subway Web News

Who Did the Mosaics?
The Guide

Right now, memorabilia includes vintage tokens and station signs.

The Straphangers Campaign Transit Know-it-All Quiz

The 7 Line Extension and the 2nd Ave. Subway
They fall somewhere between we appreciate your patience and this train is out of service. The 7, the 2nd Ave.

Transit Museum Merchandise
Lots of fun stuff, including shot glasses, this retro business card case, and station ceramic tiles (we especially like the one from Bleecker Street.

Hopstop gives you door-to-door subway directions. There's a new cell phone service, too.

Abandoned Stations
See the roster here, including the beautiful City Hall station.

The Coming Subway Crisis
NY Mag's new piece on the "frighteningly fragile" subway system.

Meet the Experts
This Saturday, February 26, a talk from senior staff of the MTA about Transit Architecture Through Time at the Transit Museum, Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn Heights, 718.694.1600 at 1:30pm.

Randy Kennedy's book Subwayland may just be the most entertaining book about the NYC subway system ever written.

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