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Old 12-30-2009, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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That's really cool, I didn't know NYC did that. I was in NYC recently, but it was the same old crappy subways

It's done every Sunday in December. Around late November of each year you can google search "vintage subways NYC December (year)" and you'll get the specific schedule of when the trains will be at their ending stops (Queens Blvd stop and 2nd Ave stop). Check it out, it's worth waiting around in a subway station for them
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Old 12-30-2009, 10:52 PM
 
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No, my city does nothing like it. This seems like a lot of fun.

Actually, my city doesn't even have good transit IMO.
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Old 12-31-2009, 12:26 AM
 
Location: USA
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That is seriously awesome.
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:00 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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No, my city does nothing like it. This seems like a lot of fun.

Actually, my city doesn't even have good transit IMO.
Well, perhaps it's because your cities most dated subway trains are barely 30 years old?

Daily ridership of your cities transit is presently ranked at 8th in the U.S. It obviously works for hundreds of thousands of people, including me!
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Old 12-31-2009, 09:21 AM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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I don't think Youngstown's Western Reserve Transit Authority has any vintage buses. I heard that some guy bought them because he wanted to use the diesel engines for his charter boats. Apparently, the engines in those buses lasted virtually forever.

For awhile, they had one of those bus/trolley contraptions (something like this: Gillig Corporation) but they sold it to a neighboring city.
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Old 12-31-2009, 09:46 AM
 
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Well, perhaps it's because your cities most dated subway trains are barely 30 years old?

Daily ridership of your cities transit is presently ranked at 8th in the U.S. It obviously works for hundreds of thousands of people, including me!
Too hard to live here without a car.

On Topic : Thanks to the OP for posting this. I am going to be in NYC next year around the holidays so I will check it out.

Could you post a website or link with info? I can't wait to do this next year.

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Old 12-31-2009, 11:52 AM
 
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Well, perhaps it's because your cities most dated subway trains are barely 30 years old?

Daily ridership of your cities transit is presently ranked at 8th in the U.S. It obviously works for hundreds of thousands of people, including me!
Exactly...it works for me too. Some people don't want it to work...they like to complain about public transportation - yet they don't and never will use it.
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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Too hard to live here without a car.

On Topic : Thanks to the OP for posting this. I am going to be in NYC next year around the holidays so I will check it out.

Could you post a website or link with info? I can't wait to do this next year.
I LOVE NEW YORK - The Official New York State Tourism Website

NYC.gov

These two websites provides info on NYC. You will love NYC. I live in Va Beach and I can understand from where you are coming from.
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:00 PM
 
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Well, perhaps it's because your cities most dated subway trains are barely 30 years old?

Daily ridership of your cities transit is presently ranked at 8th in the U.S. It obviously works for hundreds of thousands of people, including me!
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Exactly...it works for me too. Some people don't want it to work...they like to complain about public transportation - yet they don't and never will use it.
I guess my standards are simply higher.

Anyways, Rachael84........ do you have any links because I would love to do this myself when I visit NYC.
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