Bye bye Joe Lhota, hello Sadie the cat? 5

Bye bye Joe Lhota, hello Sadie the cat? Humor Photos

In case you missed it, two big things in MTA land went down this week – (or should I say up?) fare increases are totally happening in March, and Chairman and CEO of the MTA, Joe Lhota, will be resigning. We’ve certainly had a seemingly endless revolving door in terms...

Celebrating Grand Central Terminal’s Centennial: The 100 for 100 Project 9

Celebrating Grand Central Terminal’s Centennial: The 100 for 100 Project Events History Photos

Provided you haven’t been living under a rock recently, you may have heard that Grand Central Terminal’s Centennial is fast approaching. While Metro-North will be kicking off celebrations in February, I thought it would be more fun to get the party started now. That’s why I Ride the Harlem Line...

Nobody likes a late train… and other such twitter nonsense 2

Nobody likes a late train… and other such twitter nonsense Humor

One of the things I hate more than being dull and serious is a late train. To amuse myself while waiting for late trains, I began using twitter to invent odd reasons for the lateness. Derailed circus trains, planking customers, and rabid pigeons have all been presented as reasons for...

Photo of the Harlem Line during yesterday’s snowstorm 0

Photo of the Harlem Line during yesterday’s snowstorm Humor

Will someone please remind me, what month is this? Just a few days ago riders on the Harlem Line were suffering delays due to fallen leaves on the tracks. Now we have to worry about a massive snowstorm that has blanketed the area, knocking out power for many residents of...

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...

Excerpts from the diary of a train rider 9

Excerpts from the diary of a train rider Trains Humor

When I started this blog, the majority of it was observations about people I saw on the train, or while waiting for trains. I haven’t really done a post about my observations lately, but for the most part the majority of things I see are remembered as short tidbits, and...