Tag Archives: subway

ratpag’s Super Bowl Non-Coverage

Tired of all that Super Bowl talk (we were sure to include the phrase “Super Bowl” and “The Big Game” in this post so as to stir up page clicks)?  Good!  ratpag has something completely not Super Bowl or The … Continue reading

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ratpag <3 <3 <3 Blizzards

Can ratpag be serious for a minute?  Like 2nd Ave. Sagas’ “postmortem” on subway closures serious?  We love snow.  If this organization wasn’t about rail or transit (or recreation and travel) it’d probably be about the weather.  We’d call ourselves … Continue reading

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Dogs! ratpag Talks Dogs and Transit

ratpag’s cold, rotten rat heart just melted today after coming across this article about Eclipse, the bus-riding dog.  The story is that Eclipse, having grown impatient with her cigarette-enjoying owner, decided to take the bus the three or four stops … Continue reading

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ratpag Dissects The Most Important Issue Regarding Scottish Independence: Rail and Transit

ratpag loves infighting.  We love “scaremongering” and fear.  Stories involving madmen and “painful” divorces make our little rat heart warm.  Given all that, we’ve been following Scotland’s vote for independence pretty closely.  But how to tie that into rail and … Continue reading

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ratpag Mocks Looming Deadline; Hits It Out Of The Park

  Can ratpag go off-topic for a minute?  So yes, we’re pro-rat here at ratpag, but that doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy a peaceful afternoon watching rat-killing dogs.  So be warned – this is no pleasant rat enjoys bagel type of … Continue reading

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ratpag’s Summer Friday Best-Of Series

That’s our way of saying “rerun”.  ratpag has always been inspired by David Letterman and, though we’d like to avoid the heart-bypass surgery and shingles episode of some time ago, we’d like to follow in his footsteps in some way. … Continue reading

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Make Yourself Feel Better By Reading These Train Delay Horror Stories

  Your New Jersey correspondent has been carefully reviewing the news, to keep you, the reader, updated about new developments in rail and transit.  And, he wondered: “What story would be interesting to the readers this week?” An app developed … Continue reading

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ratpag’s Public Transit Guide to Hiking the Hollywood Hills

Didn’t you just do a public transit hiking guide?  Yes, just two days ago.  But, aside from the bus-riding, heroin-snorting grandmother or the Amtrak secretary handing over “confidential passenger information” to the DEA for 19 years, there’s just not much … 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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The NYPD Goes After Illegal Swipers and ratpag Celebrates Yosemite’s 150th Anniversary

There are two things ratpag gets a hardon (you might not want to click that) for:  transportation funding and national parks.  So what a day we have today with two articles touching on these topics so near and dear to ratpag’s … Continue reading

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