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Posted August 1, 2005 10:25 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Bus , Getting Around NY , Subway   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)


forgotten NY - web site - highly recommended

forgotten NY

If you love New York, then you must visit, and bookmark, forgotten NY. Run by Kevin Walsh, forgotten NY includes text and photographs of all parts of the City, new and old ... he also conducts walking tours ... upcoming tours are announced on the home page ...

Some of our favorite pages include

An incredibly rich site, forgotten NY will keep you occupied for hours ... I bet most of you don't make it to this sentence ...

For more about Kevin Walsh, see the gothamist interview. Thank you, Kevin Walsh, for a wonderful web site.

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Posted August 1, 2005 07:01 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Book and Web Site Reviews , Boroughs/Cities/States , Bronx , Brooklyn , Buildings & Architecture , Bus , Central Park , Getting Around NY , LIRR , NYC blogs , Queens , Research , Sights & Sounds , Subway , The Best , Top 10   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBacks (0)

MTA MetroCard - AGINY Good Value

MTA MetroCard The MetroCard has many great features ... such as: a free transfer between a bus and subway or vice versa within a 2 hour period ... ride costs 20% less when you buy a Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard worth $10, $20 or more ... $7 for the one day fun pass, $24 for seven days and $76 for 30 days ... if you're reading this as an archived article, check the MTA site for current pricing
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Posted July 22, 2005 03:32 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  AGINY Good Value , Bus , Getting Around NY , Subway   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBacks (0)

NYPD nnounces random searches on subway and buses

NY1 is reporting:

In New York City, officials announced Thursday afternoon that the NYPD is instituting random searches of subway passengers carrying bags or backpacks, and similar searches may be conducted aboard city buses.

Posted July 22, 2005 08:32 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Bus , Getting Around NY , Subway   ·  Comments (1)   ·  TrackBacks (0)

Getting to and from La Guardia airport

Very easy to get from La Guardia airport (LGA) to anywhere in NYC ... The Port Authority has a very convenient page on their web site ... also see the handy page at CitiDex that includes driving directions and parking info, and all the ground transportation options such as city bus, taxi, train, and shuttle ...

To get to mid-town Manhattan (1) take the M60 bus, which stops at all terminals (get a $2 MetroCard and get a free transfer to the subway) ... (2) take a shuttle (between $8 and $22)... (3) if you have plenty of money to spend ($35 - $45, including tolls), hop into a taxi ...

With the M60 bus, you can travel to and from La Guardia from the West Side (stops in front of Columbia University at the last stop). The M60 runs between 106th St and Broadway in Manhattan and La Guardia Airport from approximately 5 am to 1 am, seven days a week - schedule here in pdf. The M60 serves all airport terminals. Connections can be made with all north-south Manhattan subway lines ... This is a grand-view ride across the Triborough Bridge to 125th Street and Lexington Avenue (i.e., Harlem) and free-transfer to the IRT #4 or #5 subway downtown to Grand Central ... about half hour for the trip ...

The MetroCard has many great features ... such as: a free transfer between a bus and subway or vice versa within a 2 hour period ... ride costs 20% less when you buy a Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard worth $10, $20 or more ... $7 for the one day fun pass, $21 for seven days and $70 for 30 days ...

Subway interactive map | schedules | HopStop

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Posted July 21, 2005 04:58 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Bus , Getting Around NY , Getting Into NY , Harlem , La Guardia , Tips   ·  Comments (1)   ·  TrackBacks (1)

Chinatown Bus from Washington, DC

TheCapitol.Net has good summary of the Chinatown bus from Washington, DC to NYC.

Subway interactive map | schedules | HopStop

Posted July 18, 2005 06:46 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Bus , Washington, DC   ·  Comments (1)   ·  TrackBacks (0)