Time is money in New York City, and you’re most likely short on both. Gothamist points out this Daily News story today on a study that confirms a sweet hack you can do to separate yourself from the rest of the clueless transit masses: The most crowded cars are usually the ones at the front of the train, or right next to the stairwells, while the ones in the rear have a lot more breathing room. No duh, you say? Not when you think how many people just stop right at the bottom of the damn stairs. Learn the super secret art of pre-walking and you’ll be on your way to full Subway Jedi status.
Subway arrival times have been accessible online for sometime, but this app nicely formats and maps the information.
The archives are back up, but with both sites dead, many are scrambling to create something new or revive the gone.
Loud and ephemeral, the folding subway seat is far from beloved. Only tangentially related, check out this deck of subway-themed Pokemon cards.