Tag Archives: Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Every Which Way

During the past few months, I’ve taken more than a dozen city-specific transportation apps for a spin in half a dozen major metropolitan areas. Invariably I’ve been disappointed by flashy apps that failed to deliver. Sometimes the interface was just … Continue reading

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Notes From the Underground

New York City-based artist Ourit Ben-Haim travels the city’s subway system snapping candid photos of  readers and then posting them with the book titles on her wonderful blog The Underground New York Public Library. I don’t know what’s so compelling about … Continue reading

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Avoid Eye Contact

New York City subway riders have one more reason to avoid eye contact now that thirty more subway stations and platforms are equipped with both wireless voice and data services. Travelers can connect to free wifi (see below), use mobile … Continue reading

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NYC by Tiny Train

Even if you can’t make it to New York City this holiday season, you can experience a virtual visit via the MTA‘s miniature train show. On display for the 11th year at the historic, century-old Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, … Continue reading

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