April Fools’! 4

April Fools’! Humor

As many of you surmised, yesterday’s post about the Metro-North Heritage Unit Program was most definitely an April fools’ joke. Here are some of the reactions from our little bit of tomfoolery: I was about ready to share this with a friend when I remembered what day it is. Enough...

The aftermath of Sandy on Metro-North, in one photo 8

The aftermath of Sandy on Metro-North, in one photo Humor Photos

Yes, this is the Hudson Line. Ossining, in fact. Metro-North service is still suspended, with no timetable for restoring service. Similar to Irene, the MTA has been keeping everyone apprised of what has been going on through their Flickr account. Some truly astonishing stuff. I couldn’t help poke fun at...

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? 3

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? Trains Humor

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? If you haven’t yet heard of the book, it is a humorous little collection of words and illustrations related to the art of commuting. It was written by Mike Malone – who is the man behind Train Jotting, illustrated by...

This is why Santa Claus rides the train… 1

This is why Santa Claus rides the train… Humor

I was going to photoshop Santa getting patted down by the TSA for this – then I realized I didn’t have to, it had already happened for real. Needless to say, the TSA is why trains, and not planes (forget about those reindeer!), are the preferred method of transportation for...

The Curious Incident of the Post-its in the Train Station 2

The Curious Incident of the Post-its in the Train Station Humor Photos

When it comes to my home station of Goldens Bridge, I like to think that I am observant to the changes that happen there. I usually notice when, at some point during the day, maintenance workers have been at the station (still repairing that winter damage to the yellow tactile...

Attention: Cows do not count as pets on Metro-North 2

Attention: Cows do not count as pets on Metro-North Humor

In case you are unaware, I just wanted to let you all know that on Metro-North cows do not count as pets. People can, and do, take both dogs and cats on the train. That is a normal occurrence. However, one of my favorite questions to ask Metro-North employees is...