James Ramsay is a Digital Producer and the copywriter behind WNYC's Morning Brief newsletter. He's written trivia games for NPR's Ask Me Another and hosted a college radio program called Morning Breath.
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
In parts of the city, the average bus speed is about 5 mph. Waiting for the bus to show up isn't any faster. How do we speed things up?
Monday, August 21, 2017
Getting stuck in traffic. Making friends. Being able to view the outside world. What are your joys and concerns when it comes to commuting by bus?
Friday, August 18, 2017
A secret tunnel, a secret waiting platform and a secret option for cheap booze. Here are our takeaways from a week of getting to know Penn Station.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
During a three-hour window, five days a week, you can get a pint of beer for $3.75. Know where?
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Get ready for the Amtrak cheat to end all Amtrak cheats.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Now you know where to get oysters. Do you know how to actually get to your train without running into a mob of people?
Monday, August 14, 2017
Penn Station is a pain. But it's less of a pain if you know what you're doing. This week, we're all going to get better at this. And it starts with a quiz.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Coloring books are for adults now. So are fidget spinners, meditation tricks and Selena Gomez songs. And they'll all help make your commute a little more pleasant.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
One thing we're sure of: It's not okay to wear a packpack on a crowded train, but it's absolutely okay to wear a We the Commuters pin.
Monday, August 07, 2017
In our quest to empower commuters, we've fielded etiquette tips and delivered your comments to the MTA. But this week, it's all about you and your techniques for "enjoying" the commute.
Friday, August 04, 2017
Subway dos and don'ts; a '90s rap about standing clear of the doors; a controversial stance on making eye contact; and a case for being allowed to photograph strangers on the train.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Did you pay a double fare to ride the subway? No? Then why do you insist on wearing a person-sized backpack on a rush hour train?
Monday, July 31, 2017
It's Etiquette Week for We the Commuters, and we want to hear your stories about the time someone else provided a good, and maybe surprising, example of commuter courtesy.
Friday, July 21, 2017
The subway system is officially in a "state of emergency," and it lived up to the hype this week. Here are some highlights from the hundreds of comments we've received from commuters.
Monday, July 17, 2017
There's a group of people responsible for our subway system, and they're holding a public board meeting next week. We the Commuters plan to deliver a message on your behalf.
Friday, July 14, 2017
After months of hype, NJ Transit and LIRR disruptions due to Penn Station track repairs turned out to be more manageable that we thought. For now. Meanwhile, people hate the subway.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Extensive track repairs at Penn Station begin today, meaning that about 17,000 commuters are forced to take alternate routes into the city. We want to know how it's going.
Friday, July 07, 2017
With extensive track repairs beginning July 10, thousands of commuters from New Jersey and Long Island will have to seek alternatives to their usual routes. Here are the options.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
The thrill hasn't worn off yet for some new ferry commuters. "I take pictures every day and send them to people, saying 'look where I am!'" said one.
Friday, May 05, 2017
The city's health department says Max and Bella remained the most popular dog names in 2016, but names like Ginger, Pepper and Olive are on the rise.