‘Subways are for Sleeping’ concerns Angie McKay, a magazine writer assigned to write a story about a certain group of well-dressed homeless people sleeping in the New York subway. The leader of this group of well-dressed drifters is Tom Bailey, a one-man employment agency who finds other drifters odd jobs and sleeping quarters. To help research her story, Angie goes undercover and pretends to be a stranded girl from out-of-town. She quickly befriends Tom. Trouble ensues when Tom discovers that Angie is really a reporter.