MrJeff2000 Explains It All It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

There were a full three pages of news about New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority today. So much information, in fact, that I could only talk about the first two pages.

One of my older son's classmates was lost for 13 hours last week.

Not a good experience.

For anyone.

But especially not someone with special needs.

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Plus a really old news story about the delays to the East Side Access for the LIRR – which has STILL not been completed, even though this article is more than one year old!

I watched my son board the LIRR this past week and deal with commuting and interacting with other commuters. I saw a workshop of a one-woman play called "A TRAIN" recently about an autistic boy obsessed with the subway. And yes, the two stories intersect.

For Presidents' Week vacation (otherwise known as February vacation), I packed a bunch of activities into a short span. So many that I had to call up my phone calendar to go back and recount half of them.

Every winter brings a new rash of indigent people to major transportation hubs, which are generally open 24/7 to the public.

Had a couple of insights into some of their behaviors, thought they might be worth talking out.

The MTA is finally getting around to implementing safety installation measures on their new trains and they should be coming into service in 2018.

You did not misread that last sentence – it comes from an article in 2016.

Plus some other tales of MTA wackiness.

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