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Last year, we stayed in a hotel in Long Island City and took the 7 train into Manhattan. It saved us money that we spent on more fun things. Any reason we shouldn't do that again this year?

Since I've retired, I seldom take the subway but I still have lots of friends, neighbors and relatives who do.

Some lines are definitely worse than others. Delays on some lines have become commonplace and recently there have been some derailments.

But I know a couple of folks who use the 7 line everyday and it seems to be fine. (Don't know if you're aware of this but it was actually extended further west in Manhattan.)

There is also the new Second Avenue subway which takes you from the west side to the east side of Manhattan (and uptown) in just a few stops.

While there are problems and repairs and updates certainly are necessary, I think it's still a good way to get around!!!

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