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Ghastly Commuting Costs?

My company’s main office is located right outside New York City, which is approximately a 35 minute train ride on the Metro-North from Grand Central Station. 290 more words

New York City

Could A Small Cell Network Kill The Metrocard And Save The MTA?

 

Recently the MTA installed a bunch of touchscreen info-kiosks, which is great. For tourists.

For the people who live in New York, and depend on the MTA to get them everywhere they need to be (and who pay for the privilege), the kiosks are little more than animated billboards. 562 more words

Essays

New York+Aruba - Una vacanza low-cost in un luogo da Luna di Miele [Versione italiana, parte 2]

…torna alla parte 1

Dopo dieci, bellissimi giorni passati sdraiati al sole e a godere del mare, arrivò il 15 agosto e, con esso, l’ora di fare i bagagli e volare a… 1,460 more words

Travel Diaries (with Tips)

New York+Aruba - A Budget holiday in a honeymoon location [English Version, part 2]

…back to part 1

After ten beautiful days spent just laying in the sun, enjoying the sea, on August 15 it was time to pack again our stuff and fly to… 1,475 more words

Travel Diaries (with Tips)

Outsmarting the MTA

My cousin Adam shared this with me, “How Memorizing “$19.05” Can Help You Outsmart the MTA ”  It is some handy advice, but it is a sad that I need to use some sort of work around to “outsmart the MTA” so I can access my money.   66 more words

Commuting

How to outsmart the MTA - and save cash - when buying MetroCards

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Refilling your MTA card is a pretty standard procedure for anyone traveling underground in New York City.

But for those who pay attention to the details, you probably noticed that annoying leftover balance that’s either a nickel or dime, or just a few cents shy of a ride. 321 more words

Transit

Someone Actually Figured Out How to Get Rid of That Annoying $2.45 MetroCard Balance

In a perfect world, or even one that moderately made any kind of sense, you could buy a $10 MetroCard for $10, use it for four subway rides and refill it when the balance was drained. 306 more words