Subways are a very safe way of getting around an urban environment. If you are just taking the subway & walking on that particular outing we recommend NOT bringing a car seat with you since you’ll be able to travel lighter without a car seat in tow.
Here are some recommendations on the best way to get around by subway. If your subway stops will have an elevator then you can consider bringing a heavier stroller with you… but make sure you have a way out if the elevator is broken
Babies: Wear the baby, and bring a small diaper bag with just the essentials with you. Pick a lightweight stroller with a full recline if you want to bring a stroller – the Mountain Buggy Nano is a great option.
Toddlers: Wear the child, and bring a small diaper bag with The best way to get around the subway is to wear the child
Yes. Trains do not have seat belts or LATCH, so there is no way to properly secure a car seat to a train seat. Like buses, trains are large and visible, thus less likely to be involved in a crash.
However, just because you can’t use a car seat or booster on a train doesn’t mean you can leave the car seat or booster at home. If you’ll be getting off the train and taking a taxi or riding in a family member’s car make sure you have a car seat or booster with you for these trips.