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MTA.me- A Musical View of the Subway

I came across this really cool interactive project by Alexander Chen at MTA.me.  Chen uses real data for up-to-date arrival/departure times from the MTA to create a moving map of all the New York City subway lines. As lines cross each other, they create a tone (dubbed from a cello) and you can actually see […]


An Introduction to the Subway

Nothing in New York bonds people together in the way the subway does – everyone uses it, everyone has an opinion on their line of choice and everyone hates it during the summer.  If you have never ridden in the subway before, know that it is a unique world with its own customs, etiquette, currency and […]


NYC and Its Quirks

New York is a different country. Maybe it ought to have a separate government. Everybody thinks differently, they just don’t know what the hell the rest of the United States is. -Henry Ford So, you’ve landed in the big city and now you’re wondering what to expect.  Below is a list of things you’ll probably […]


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