The subway was sparse with straphangers, it was Monday night around 9:30 p.m., the Brooklyn bound A train was a warm break between destinations, a man on a motor scooter enters the scene.
Tipster Molly T. tells us that most of her fellow subway car mates weren't put off by the motor scooter, but intrigued, asking the owner how he got his bike to the train (elevator), as they took photos (he normally charges for those, he told them). "Everyone was very friendly," Molly added, "but the scooter owner was a bit curt. It was really cold out and I think he just wanted to make it to his destination without running down his battery. I think everyone on the train was hoping he would just turn it on and scoot out" in some perfect scene-ending moment. Instead, buskers entered the car: