Journal Entry Six.
"Jesus, Isabel, why can't you just grab the bar like everyone else?"
Tags:public transport, public transportation, transport, transportation, transit, public transit, subway, railway, railways, railroad, railroads, train, trains, bus, busses, commute, commuter, commuters, commuting, ballerina, ballerinas, dance, dancer, dancers, dancing, flamenco, flamenco dancer, flamenco dancers, flamenco dancing, relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women
"Oh, those are the lobbyists who get us our government subsidies."
Tags:kid, kids, children, child, play, playing, toy, toys, train track, train tracks, train, trains, toy train, toy trains, model train, model trains, train set, train sets, railroad, railroads, railway, railways, railway industry, politics, government, governments, subsidies, subsidy, lobbyist, lobbyists, lobbying, economy, economics, money, finances, public funds, tax, taxes, tax reduction, funding, investment, investments, benefit, benefits, financial aid, financial support, support, realistic, modern life
Passengers checking for their train
Tags:passenger, passengers, commuter, commuters, commute, commuting, train, trains, track, tracks, railway, station, stations, platform, platforms, subway, metro, underground, tube, checking, looking, watching, waiting, bending, craning, searching, waiting, leaning, impatient, impatience, public transportation
"This is not the sort of America I envisioned, Tom-an America in which the middle class has to use public transportation."
Tags:public transport, public transportation, middle class, middle classes, middle classed, american dream, land of opportunity, immigrant, immigrants, class divide, class divides, public transportations, subway, subways, underground, railroad, railway, dream, dreams, envision, envisioning, better life, snob, snobs, snobbery, elitism, elitist, elitists
The Little Engine That Understood
Tags:engine, engines, train, trains, train engine, train engines, fairytale, fairytales, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy story, fairy stories, railway, railways, therapy, good listener, good listeners, understanding, understood, sympathetic, children's story, children's stories, children's book, children's books
"Don't you love that new handcar smell?"
Tags:desert, deserts, middle of the desert, middle of nowhere, railroad, railroads, railway, railways, track, tracks, handcar, handcars, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, new car smell, smell, smells, aroma, aromas, odor, odors, odour, odours, new car, new vehicle, new automobile, unique, strange, unusual, couple, couples, driving, driver, drivers
"Wouldn't it be faster if we just flew to Brooklyn?"
"Now imagine how good that would look completely sweated through on the twenty-third street subway platform."
Tags:suit, suits, business attire, business suit, business suits, dress code, dress-codes, dress sense, subway, subways, underground, heating, ac, train, trains, railway, railways, sweat, sweating, sweated, sweats, perspiration, bo, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, commuting, public transport, public transportation
Tags:charging, chargers, charged, charger, electricity, electrified, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, cell, cells, cell phones, smart phones, smartphone, smart phone, smartphones, laptop, laptops, plug, plugs, railway, rail, railways, railway line, railway lines, future, futures, train tracks, train, trains, rail, rails, priority, priorities, subway, subways, innovation, innovations, innovator, innovators
"Personally, I'd have preferred more transit cops."
Tags:grand piano, pianist, pianists, piano player, piano players, background music, musician, musicians, transit cop, transit cops, transit police, transport cop, transport cops, traffic cop, traffic cops, subway, subways, train, trains, railway, railways, government spending, federal spending, federal budget, federal budgets, public transport, budget cut, budget cuts, bureaucracy, wastage
Another way to keep an empty seat beside you on the train.
Tags:transport, transportation, public transit, public transport, public transportation, shirt, shirts, graphic shirts, t-shirt, graphic t-shirts, graphic t-shirt, fashion, style, off-putting, saving seats, seat, seats, ask me, ask me about, religion, religious, religions, train, trains, subway, railway, underground, metro, empty seat, introvert, introverted, shy, awkward, social anxiety, anxiety, anxieties, unpopular, outcast, outcasts, strange, stranger, strangers
"Look out! It's the subway-marm!"
The Illuminati of the Subway
Tags:secret, secrets, secret club, secret clubs, secret organisation, secret organisations, secret organization, secret organizations, illuminati, secret group, secret groups, subway, subways, train, trains, train station, train stations, underground, railway, railways, metro, transport, transportation, people, commuter, commuters
"She left me for an engine that could."
"When the roll is called up yonder, I shall be very much surprised if any of the Penn Central management people are there."
Tags:penn central, penn station, pennsylvania station, subway, railroad, railroads, underground, commute, commuter, commuters, delay, delays, delayed, late, running late, public transport, public transit, public transportation, transportation, new york, new york city, traffic, railway, train, trains, bus, buses
We are being held momentarily to annoy Karen's girlfriend, who's been waiting at the restaurant for, like, twenty minutes.
Paninis of the Old West
"I gave on the E train."
Tags:subway, subways, underground, undergrounds, underground train, railway, railways, busker, buskers, busking, busk, busks, musician, musicians, street performer, street performers, street performance, subway musician, subway musicians, performing monkey, performing monkeys, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, commuting, public transport, philanthropy, philanthropist, philanthropists, charity, charities, charitable, charitable donation, charitable donations, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers
Romance on the Subway
Tags:commuters, commute, train, trains, rail, railway, railways, overground, overground trains, broadway, chorus line, the chorus line, tutu, tutus, train line, train lines, performer, performers, musical, muscials, musical theatre, theatre, theatres, theater, theaters, dancer, dancers, ballet, the ballet, ballet dancer, ballet dancers, platform, platforms, station platforms, station platform, broadway theatre, broadway theater, hudson line, harlem line, new haven line, new york, subway, office worker, office workers, nine to five, 9 to 5, ny, nyc, new york city, garrison, croton falls, stamform, actor, actors, chorus, chorus member, chorus members
"Which way is track nine?"
"Which way is track nine?"
Model steam train pulls into a station
Tags:steam train, steam trains, model train, model trains, model-train, model-trains, steam engine, steam engines, railway, railways, model railway, model railways, railway station, railway stations, train station, train stations, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, public transport, public transportation, public transports
"Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention for fifteen hours?"
Tags:richard wagner, ring cycle, der ring des nibelungen, the rhinegold, the valkyrie, twilight of the gods, siegfried, götterdämmerung, die walküre, das rheingold, opera, operas, opera singer, opera singers, opera music, musical theatre, musical theater, subway, subways, train, trains, railway, railways