Airtrain, Queens

AirTrain to JFK, Queens.
The train has no driver, so you get the eerie sensation of floating slowly over anonymous streets, propelled by unseen forces (actually electromagnets). The bad part is when your train to the awkward Jamaica transfer point is taken out of service at Penn Station, forcing everyone to cram onto another train. Total time between buying a ticket at Penn Station and getting to check-in at the last terminal on the loop: 75 minutes. See also 3.19.2001.

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Satan's Laundromat surveys the demolition zone for the proposed basketball hypercomplex in Prospect Heights. See also 1.16.2001.

Also at SL: Homeland security.