THE BEST OF
by Tracy’s New York Life editorial team
We’re back with the top blog posts of 2014, and counting down to #13. This flashback will give you the opportunity to catch some of our hottest posts of the year if you missed them, or reread a few favorites before we move on to 2015. Have you read #14? If not, catch that post here.
As New Yorkers, we tend to prefer traveling on foot over any other mode of transportation. Other than shoe replacement, walking is cheap and reliable. We like to take in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple while getting our cardio on at the same time.
But roaming through NYC doesn’t come without its share of frustrations and challenges. Crowds slow us down; catcalls annoy and distract; and well, we know that Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate. All of this being said, the New York City walker has his or her share of woes. No one better explains a pedestrian’s ups and downs than Lauren Malamala.
|Rain, snow, sleet, and worse, New York pedestrians must endure all types of weather.|
Unless you have the budget to take a cab everywhere you go, living in NYC means that you’ll be hitting the pavement and doing a significant amount of walking. I’d love to take a taxi downtown for a night out with the girls, but that’s often coupled with the thought of “Wow, I could’ve used that money to pay my electricity bill.” So, for the most part, my main mode of transportation tends to be the subway, bus, or my feet.
I have a habit of putting on my headphones, listening to music, and pretending the sidewalk is my runway. While I’m out there strutting my stuff, however, my little world is usually interrupted by the realities of walking through New York City.
Finish reading #13 of the top blogs of 2014: Woes of the New York City Pedestrian