Posts tagged with: Subway
19 July 2012
The MTA announced it will offer ad space on the front and back of MetroCards. The MTA isn't being precious about their logo either, the entire space is up for grabs, other than the black strip. Users won't be able to choose which card they get, it's up to the stack inside the machine. While it's bittersweet to see an iconic piece of New York become ad space, maybe this means the F train will actually run on weekends.
16 May 2012
Artist Ming Liang Lu creates intricate portraits out of paper of people on the L train platform in Union Square. Under his fast fingers, paper turns to caricature in a matter of minutes. The finished portraits go up on the wall of the subway, a makeshift gallery.