Category Archives: Mail & Ride

(In)Flexible Spending With My (In)Convenience Card

The modern-day pay raises are really reductions in expenses; since your company is too cheap to give you a 3% boost in pay this year, you make your own raise by cutting back on cable TV, or doing cash back … Continue reading

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Fail & Ride

Hey Metro-North- Thank you for the Mail & Ride ticket that never showed up this month. Thank you for forcing me to wait in line at steamy Grand Central with the other no-ticket schmoes on the first day of the … Continue reading

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Auld Langxiety

This morning, I joined the list of those I typically make fun of–the commuters who’ve forgotten their new passes on the first workday of the month. Indeed, the January pass, ensconced in a handsome Mail N Ride envelope, is sitting … Continue reading

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Tick’d Off

Here’s a fun exercise in corporate management. Say you’re the MTA president. (Uh, don’t actually say it, duh.) Since everyone’s about trimming slashing costs these days, let’s see how many places in the following anecdote you can find an opportunity … Continue reading

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