Tuesday, October 4, 2011

F U, D Train!

I could have taken a horse and buggy to work quicker than my ride on the D train this morning!  Uuugggghh!  But oddly, I am nostalgic for a time (before I was born, so is that nostalgia?) when there were trolley cars and gas lanterns.  It's really all about managing your expectations I guess.  It would be more satisfying to be on a trolley for an hour at maximum efficiency than to hear the train conductor scream at people to stop holding the doors for 20 minutes.  Here's a great sign I'd love to have from the pre-Helvetica days of NYC subway signage.

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