Strangers on the Subway

Photo by Simon Shim / Strangers on the Subway BY JIAE AZAD April 20, 2020   There are certain places in the New York subway system where the tunnels enlarge to accommodate two trains going in the same direction. As the trains traverse the tracks side-by-side, sometimes there’s an opportune moment where the two

A Request in Transit

Photo by Manuel Lardizabal A Request in Transit BY EMILY KLEIN  September 3, 2019   Shortly after I boarded an Uptown 2/3 Express train on a recent commute, a woman entered my train car. With grey—almost white—hair, an overstuffed backpack, and an unstable gait, she made her way down the car. As she walked, she