Thursday, September 20, 2007

I’m Calling from the Platform. The F Train Platform not the Roosevelt Island Tram. Really I am.

According to today’s NY Times, Thursday, September 20, 2007, the MTA has inked a deal to enable cell phone usage on all 277 NYC subway platforms which presumably includes the depths of Roosevelt Island’s F Train platform.

Per the article several test stations will first be set up but if that is successful the provider will have two years to roll out the service to the rest of the system.

If they can do this it will be pretty darn cool. But I will believe it when I see it and start hearing it.

Now if they can do this why can’t they get an old technology escalator to work?

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