The subway’s a great way to travel—for a day at the Rockaways, an occasional night out, that elusive paying job in the city—so many things. But, let’s face it: The $2.25 adds up. Quick. And now, new rules are looking to make it almost impossible to borrow your neighbor’s unlimited card and ride for free. So, Brokelyn’s gotta ask: What’s the furthest you’ll go to avoid a subway fare? As we massage our bike-weary legs, let’s toast to war stories like hauling gigantic mirrors in heels, balancing six blinds on your handlebars over pot-holes or walking miles because you just couldn’t justify the expenditure. How far will you go to save a swipe? Dollar van? Hitchhike? Hang glider?
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.