Tag Archives: MTA

ratpag is Pro-Lying; Finds Examples Where This Could Backfire

Your New Jersey correspondent was perusing the news from the BBC and his eye was caught by an advice column with this quote:  “If you mess up, it’s your responsibility to fess up.”  Is this good advice?  Let’s look at … Continue reading

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Urban Hiking: The 4 Bridge Challenge, Part 2

ratpag is back with the second part of our exciting 4 Bridge Challenge excursion, journey, what-have-you.  We began here, talking of our travels from Manhattan to Brooklyn to Manhattan all over again.  So exciting.  Well guess what?  Part 2 really picks … Continue reading

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ratpag’s Innovative New Way to Earn Money: Sue a Transit System

Before getting into this one, here are a couple links to the latest on our most recent causes.  First, the Long Island Rail Road strike is on, according to the Daily News.  And second, the White House just released a nice report … Continue reading

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ratpag’s LIRR Strike Preparation Guide

With only 9 days to go until the LIRR strike, we want our readers on the Island to be ready.  Of course, we recommend that you go out and help the workers fight fiscal-conservative Governor Cuomo’s attack on organized labor … Continue reading

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ratpag Celebrates Its 102nd Post, Talks of LIRR Strike, and Yellowstone Transit

First, ratpag wants to be clear:  we’re only celebrating our 102nd post – not a LIRR strike or Yellowstone transit, which is nonexistent.  So let’s start from the top… Part of ratpag’s staff was on a fact-finding mission in the Rockies … Continue reading

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Public Transit Use Highest in Over 50 Years!!

We quickly return to quoting other people’s work but it’s for good reason – public transit use in the U.S. is at its highest levels since 1956!  Everybody’s talking about it:  The New York Times, Marketplace, Fox News, The Salt … Continue reading

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