I ♥️ NY’s Subway

Paul Greenberg
7 min readMay 2, 2021

Not even COVID will make me abandon it

NYC Subway 1 train leaving 125th Street” by Mtattrain is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

This spring I spent two weeks having an affair with an electric car. But I have come to my senses and returned to my family: the letters and numbers of the New York City Subway. Why such loyalty to a beat-up old sprawl of train and track, a system that has lost two thirds of its riders since the pandemic tore the city apart? Because I owe the subway for my child’s…

Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org