If with great power comes great responsibility, is it not Spider-Man's duty to traverse New York City as efficiently as possible? Surely situations exist where utilizing the expansive MTA can be more beneficial to Peter Parker than web-swinging across the city. On today's episode of Modern Muckraker, we determine precisely when and where Spider-Man is better of swiping his card than slinging his webs.


Thanks to our experts: Ryan Penagos (Marvel)

Lorraine Cink (Marvel)

Dr. Rhett Allain (Southeastern Louisiana University, Wired)


Discussed in this episode:

NYC's PLUTO file

"Should Spider-Man Swing or Run?" by Dr. Rhett Allain

Mike Schubert's Ferry Critique



• Created, Hosted, and Produced by Mike Schubert

• Written by Adam Mamawala and Mike Schubert

• Editing, Scoring, and Sound Design by  Brandon Grugle 

• Senior Project Management by Fredia Lucas

• Research by Alyssa Esteban

• Theme by Evan Cunningham

• Art by Jessica E. Boyd

• Executive Production by Multitude


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Modern Muckraker is an investigative journalism podcast about pop culture questions no one has dared to ask. With the help of actual, highly-qualified experts, host Mike Schubert will apply excruciatingly thorough research methods and intense scrutiny to get to the bottom of these seemingly unanswerable questions. Season 1 releases new episodes on Mondays from Oct. 11 to Nov. 1 2021. Learn more at https://www.modernmuck.com

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