Entries in MTA (7)

Friday
Sep062013

App Wakes You Up When You've Arrived At Your Train Stop

The struggle to keep your eyelids open at the end of the day is real and Tobias Domhan developed the perfect app so that you don’t end up sleeping through your stop and waking up in some sketchy area of New York City.

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Thursday
Mar212013

Celebrating 30 years of Style Wars With NY Public Library

The room was packed, but you knew exactly where the OG writers were sitting because it was like they had their own reunion.

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Tuesday
Mar052013

So This is Where MTA Has Been Spending Their Money

Here's something that should make us all have a newfound appreciation for the NYC Transit Authority: an original 1970s copy of the NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual was found under a bunch of clothes in a gym locker.

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Friday
Jan182013

Anything Is Better Than That 1Train 

After the catastrophic Sandy storm hit the South Ferry Station in Lower Manhattan a few months ago and flooded the 1Train station, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) suggests that it may be out of service for up to three years.

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Friday
Jan042013

NYPD Lends Citizens Unofficial Badges With Mobile App Release

An under-the-radar app release from the NYPD, simply called "NYPD", will allow citizens of New York City (and elsewhere) to assist in bringing justice to The Big Apple through viewing wanted lists and rewards, crime statistics, breaking news, and additionally submitting crime tips via SMS messages.

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Wednesday
Jan022013

MTA Grinches Through Start of New Year with Release of Disappointing App

In case the MTA failed to steal Christmas by officially announcing their subway's "un-fare" hikes last month, they are back to pick up the scraps with a late-December release of Subway Time, an iOS app that aims to offer street-level subway information it's users can rely on.

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Wednesday
Dec192012

MTA's Fares May Force Some to "Take a Hike"

In case the MTA hasn't angered all of New York City by now, they almost certainly will after word spreads of today's decision to, once again, raise MetroCard prices.

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