Category Archives: Departure time

Not Quite ‘Clever’ Enough?

While one never suffers from a lack of visible departures screens in Grand Central, I still like the idea of having my track sent to me each evening before I leave work. So I signed up for CleverCommute’s track-alert service several weeks ago. … Continue reading

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Metro-North Departures: You Have More Time Than You Think

Great scoop on Page 1 of yesterday’s NY Times–Page 1, as in, war and the economy and national healthcare, Page 1–about how Metro-North trains leave a minute, on average, after their scheduled departure. Michael Grynbaum does the spadework on this one, … Continue reading

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Little Big Board

Your guest editor is of a geekier bent than your regular virtual conductor, so here’s my favorite train-related tech tip. Did you know that the MTA’s Web site contains its own version of the Big Board — the Grand Central … Continue reading

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