NYC Subway Facts
1.15} In an attempt to combat graffiti on the subways, officials painted 7,000 subway cars pure white as to dissuade potential vandals. However, graffiti artists merely viewed "the great white fleet" as a much-needed fresh canvas, and the plan failed horribly.
2.16} In 1993, 16-year-old Keron Thomas posed as a train conductor and drove an A train for three hours and safely delivered passengers to their destinations before he accidentally triggered an emergency brake on a fast curve.
3.17} In 2008, 44 old subway cars were dumped into the ocean off of the coast Maryland to serve as an artificial reef.