New Yorkers are, by and large, a tunnel-dwelling species. For all its faults, and for all the alternatives, the subway is still the best, simplest way to get around town.
Work, Home, Friends, Lovers, Hobbies — one’s entire life in New York can be told through the places their MetroCard has taken them. The subway offers shade in the Summer and warmth in the Winter; it’s the largest music hall in the world; it is the extra character in everyone’s New York Story, and as vital as the veins that pipe blood through our bodies.
Here are a few of those blood cells.