Had this press release forwarded to me, but I hadn't heard anyone talk about it. Very clever idea and the wax David Wright is eerily identical to the human being. It's way too life like. I could use one of those for some of my meetings.
Here's the release from the New York MTA:
In collaboration with the New York Mets, NYC
“Taking the Train to the Game is a great example of what NYC
To add to the ambience of the day, the N.Y. Mets Pepsi Party Patrol will roam both stations to assist fans heading to the game. Mr. Met will be available to greet fans and pose for photographs. Fans will also be able to take pictures with the Wright wax figure.
The initiative is part of NYC
To make traveling easier, the Willets Point-Shea Stadium station features an efficient, new layout on game days. Fans will be able to use all the stairs and ramps to get out of the station. “Our riders will notice the biggest change once the games are over,” said Steven Feil, SVP Department of Subways. “We have reconfigured the mezzanine to allow for a more free-flowing environment for fans heading to the subway or the
Discounts are available, too. When fans mention “MetroCard,” they will be in line for discounted tickets ($10 or $5 off) to select games. And don’t forget, fans can also collect “Great Moments at Shea” MetroCards – set of two – featuring Shea Stadium and other great Mets images. The first in the series goes on sale this month at select stations along 7 Line.
NYC Transit not only helps fans get in cheaper, we get you there and home faster. Remember, prior to Tuesday’s game, 7 express service from Manhattan to Shea Stadium will start one hour earlier, at about 11:30 a.m. Following the game, regular evening rush hour service means a train every 2½ minutes. For detailed directions to the park, visit our Trip Planner at http://tripplanner.mta.info/.