Over the last month, Andrew Cuomo has made it quite clear what he thinks of the subway. He believes it is a crime-ridden, dangerous place. He thinks th…
Aaron Gordon
New York City makes me feel very rich and very broke. I will be strolling through Prospect Park on a crisp fall evening as the sun slowly descends acro…
Aaron Gordon
About a month ago, the MTA released a list of $54 billion worth of major projects to be done over the next five years—a twice-a-decade rigmarole known …
Aaron Gordon
In the history of Signal Problems, I have never dedicated an entire edition to good news. I mean, let’s be honest, the MTA hasn’t given us an awful lot…
Aaron Gordon
First of all, a belated but hearty thank you to the hundreds who emailed after the last Signal Problems. I am consistently blown away by your incredibl…
Aaron Gordon
Hello, my dear Signal Problems readers! How are you? I miss you all and your glorious Dog in a Bag submissions. Even though Signal Problems is no more,…
Aaron Gordon
Shortly after I became a subway reporter in the summer of 2017, I ordered a four-foot-by-six-foot subway track map. Unlike the traditional subway map, …
Aaron Gordon
Welcome to Part II of the Signal Problems Exit Interview Mailbag. Today we’ll focus on non-transit stuff such as the newsletter itself, journalism in g…
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Welcome to Part I of the Signal Problems Exit Interview Mailbag. Today we’ll focus on transit-related questions. Part II will be about non-transit stuf…
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Quick announcement: I will be a guest at this month’s Why Your Train is F*cked show at Caveat on Thursday. This month’s theme is the A/C/E lines. Ticke…
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Dear readers, I have decided to wind down Signal Problems. This wasn’t an easy decision. But for the last several weeks, I’ve tried to balance a full-t…
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A quick note: Tabitha Decker, Deputy Executive Director of TransitCenter, pointed out that every response here is from a white male. I did not take the…
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