MTA Ruins Subway-Related Tardiness Excuse

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No, the MTA hasn't increased reliability, it's just launched a digital archive that allows bosses and significant others to search all service alerts issued over the past four years, potentially eliminating the old "Ugh, subway delays!" excuse (depending on the nosiness of said boss/significant other). The Daily News reports that the 58,600 searchable service alerts include subway, bus, LIRR, Metro-North, and bridge and tunnel delays. It's time to establish that you have a weakness for helping hopelessly lost tourists.