Posts Tagged: new york subway

HOW TO GET AROUND NEW YORK CITY

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NYC Subway Bus and Other Ways to Get around New York

This post covers how to get around NYC with the NYC Subway, buses, bikes, taxis, Uber, boats, walking and even a sky-tram! New York City has 2.7 million residents using various modes of transportation daily. To accommodate commuters and visitors, the city makes sure that getting around New York City is easy, efficient and affordable.  New York’s […]

How to Visit NYC’s Abandoned City Hall Subway Station

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Abandoned City Hall Subway Station

When you think of New York City’s subway stations, words like “elegant” or “breathtaking” probably don’t come to mind. But a trip to the abandoned City Hall Subway Station in Lower Manhattan will surely change your mind.  This post gives you the steps to get a free view this hidden treasure from the inside of a subway car.   A […]

Which NYC Subway App is Best?

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NYC Subway Guide

This post lists the best apps to navigate public transportation in New York City. Most are free and it’s quite amazing how good they are.  These apps (for both iOS and Android) are among the best and can save you lots of time and confusion, leaving you more time to enjoy the city’s sights and […]

Which New York City Subway MetroCard to Buy?

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New York Metro Card

This post will help you determine which NYC subway MetroCard, “Unlimited” or “Pay-Per-Ride” is best for you and how to purchase it. We also include information about reduced fares and rules about children riding for free.  A good way to have fun AND get an in-person lesson about the subway is to take our Manhattan in […]

NYC Subway Art: Life Underground

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Art in NYC Subway

Of all the MTA-Art for Transit’s artworks visited during The NYC Subway Art Tour consistently the most popular one among attendees is Tom Otterness’ Life Underground installed in 2001. Taking 10 years to complete, 130 eye-catching bronze figures are scattered throughout the immense 14th Street station. Many are in plain sight and many have to […]