Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone | The New York Sun

Ask my wife, I told her this idea about 12 months ago. She didn’t like it, at all.

Anyway, for weeks my boy had been begging for me to please leave him somewhere, anywhere, and let him try to figure out how to get home on his own. So on that sunny Sunday I gave him a subway map, a MetroCard, a $20 bill, and several quarters, just in case he had to make a call.

Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone | The New York Sun

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