NYC Subway Ride is Nothing Compared to the Commute in Beijing

The New York City subway is an efficient and easy-to-navigate system that can more-or-less transport you between any two places in the city. However, you would never know how wonderful it is after talking to people from NYC, who seem to enjoy berating their lovely public transportation. 

Perhaps if NYC subway-users had to navigate the congested Beijing subway for a day they’d change their tune. Check out the video below and see for yourself how packed a subway station in Beijing gets during rush hour:


It turns out New Yorkers have a lot to be thankful for.

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Keith Grubb

A graduate of Harvard College who studied English Literature and Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Keith loves thinking about the world through an intersectionally feminist lens. One of these days he will move to D.C., but until then he is spending time reconnecting with friends, family, climbable trees, and cornfields.

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