subway stories

Remember those pictures we showed you of the subway tunnel site under Manhattan that will house the new "T" train? The scale of the project made the workmen look like ants so it stands to reason something big made those tunnels. Some big ass machines, in fact. We can't emphasize that enough.
New York City's transit system is one of the oldest in the world and for the first time in 60 years, a new subway line is getting built to ease congestion on the other lines. What does building a new subway deep below New York City look like? The Gothamist's Jake Dobkin has some eye-popping photos. Let's take a look.
Okay subway commuters…this is pretty amazing. As a marketing strategy for the Blu-Ray release of the Star Wars saga, Tokyo subway cars were outfitted with lightsaber handrails. I've never encountered anything quite so geektastic on my subway commutes.