Subway Reads Campaign Returns 

The Subway Reads campaign is back, along with your chance to read free e-books and win some amazing giveaways! Starting on August 21, subway riders will have access to e-short stories, poems, essays and extensive excerpts from full-length books to enjoy during their commutes. The Subway Reads campaign is a partnership between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Transit Wireless and Literacy Partners.

Customers in underground subway stations can connect to the free TransitWirelessWiFi™ through their network settings, and click on the prompt to start reading.

#SubwayReads Social Media Contest Rules, Prizes, & Eligibility

For six weeks, starting on August 20 through September 27, Transit Wireless and Literary Partners will be awarding a variety of Subway Reads-themed prizes. To enter, share photos of yourself in front of the Subway Reads posters on the subway platforms or in trains throughout the system. Post your photo on a public Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram account using #SubwayReads and tag @TransitWireless and @LitPartners to be automatically entered to win prizes including:

New winners will be selected every other Friday beginning on August 24 and will be notified on the social media platform on which they posted. Winning photos will also be shared by @TransitWireless and @LitPartners across all social media channels. Entrants are welcome to post more than once throughout the duration of the contest and winners will be selected from a cumulative pool of entries.

Congratulations to our Kindle Winners! 

Full terms and conditions of the contest are available below and through the Transit Wireless Wi-Fi portal.

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Full Terms and Conditions


SWEEPSTAKES DATES: The “Transit Wireless #SubwayReads Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time on August 20 and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on September 28 (the “Promotion Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

SPONSOR: Transit Wireless, 1350 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10018

TO ENTER: Snap a photo of you and your friends with the Subway Reads posters that are distributed throughout all underground stations. Post your photo on a public Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram using #SubwayReads and tag @TransitWireless and @LitPartners to be automatically entered to win.

WINNER SELECTION: The winner(s) will be selected at random under the supervision of Transit Wireless and Literacy Partners every week.  All participants are solely responsible for ensuring that they include along with their entry current and valid contact information through Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.  Winners must be in or able to come to Midtown Manhattan, NY to receive their prize at the time of their selection.


  • Week one – 2 book bundles
  • Week two – 1 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, 1 book bundle
  • Week three – 2 book bundles
  • Week four – 1 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, 1 book bundle
  • Week five – 2 book bundles
  • Week six –  1 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, 1 book bundle

If a Prize winner fails to comply with all the conditions, restrictions, and limitations of these rules, as determined by Transit Wireless in its sole discretion, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by lottery.  All prizes are subject to availability and Transit Wireless reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value in its sole discretion.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States of America who are (18 years of age or older) as of the date of entry. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release within six (6) business days of attempted notification or the Prize winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.  Anyone found to use multiple Twitter, Facebook or Instagram accounts to enter will be ineligible.

DISCLAIMER: Transit Wireless is not responsible for lost, late, deleted, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete or illegible entries, or other errors of any kind.  Prizes shall be awarded “as is, where is,” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or suitability for a particular purpose, and acceptance of prizes shall constitute agreement by the winner to look solely to the manufacturer or other purveyor of the prize and the warranty provided by it, if any, should any defects in the prize exist or arise.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes does not operate as planned, whether due to computer viruses or bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures and/or any other causes beyond the control of Transit Wireless which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity and/or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Transit Wireless reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Sweepstakes.

RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Transit Wireless, which are binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. By accepting a Prize, the winner agrees to release and hold Transit Wireless, its agents and affiliates, Twitter and Instagram harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind in connection with this Sweepstakes or receipt or redemption of a Prize.  Winners assume all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the Prizes.

WINNERS LIST: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Transit Wireless, ATTN: Marketing Dept., 1350 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10018. Requests must be received no later than September 30th 2022, 11:59 PM EDT.

SWEEPSTAKES HOST: The Sweepstakes is hosted by Transit Wireless is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Amazon.

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