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There’s no question about the high value of reliable public transit in a place like New York City. Whether it’s to work, to school, crossing boroughs, or taking a long haul, the trains, buses, and rideshares are packed. When you live in one of the city’s “transit deserts” though, it’s hard to get the most out of such an important resource. People living far from a transit stop face challenges that include (and definitely are...
Your transit into work is about to get a whole lot more enjoyable, because now you can watch Netflix on your phone or tablet offline, meaning you can watch when you're underground on the subway with absolutely no service, or above ground, but without running up data overages that potentially cost more than the month's rent. https://twitter.com/netflix/status/803962377997688832 That's right—in the update for your Netflix app that's available today, you'll be able to download TV and Movies...
Are you a person who complains about your commute? Let me rephrase that—are you a person who breathes?  Well, complainers, it’s time to rejoice, because there’s going to be a whole lot more to complain about: Today, the MTA confirmed the details of one of the largest interruptions in NYC transit history. The long-rumored plan to shut down the L Train will officially start in 2019 and will stop all traffic between Brooklyn and...
Just yesterday—yesterday, people—we reminded you not to walk between the subway cars. Yes, your car may smell bad and/or have a lunatic in it, but it's usually worth it to breath into your shirt and wait until the next stop. Because, like this poor woman, you could end up falling between the cars and getting crushed by the speeding train. Or you could be someone who dies because they tried to take a quick...