From the “Why The Hell Did This Take So Long?” file, Google just announced it is adding subway service changes and alerts to Google Maps. Which means your smartphone-enabled city Jedi skills just got a lot more accurate, which means you might not get caught on a train at 3am only to find out it’s going local and will take 18 more hours than usual. Read more over at Gizmodo.
Subway arrival times have been accessible online for sometime, but this app nicely formats and maps the information.
Loud and ephemeral, the folding subway seat is far from beloved. Only tangentially related, check out this deck of subway-themed Pokemon cards.
Serious pro tip: MetroCard insurance is a thing, and it's free, and you should use it if you lose your (unlimited) card.