The Subway Is Being Fixed, but Can Riders Tell?

I remember a decade ago when you could more or less count on the subways to be on time most of the time

Time is Money — © TheVantagePoint

Zach Emig has arrived so early to pick up his children at their Brooklyn elementary school that he has turned the cafeteria into his ad hoc congressional campaign office, working on speeches until school lets out.

Christina Hart spent so many bitter mornings waiting in the cold for the bakery in Manhattan where she works to open that the entire crew now gets there early, a solution the owner cooked up so she wouldn’t quit.

And Matt Apter, a tour guide, has had to find refuge from inclement weather in churches around Times Square because he arrives well before his customers.

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