Transportation headlines, Thursday, Feb. 28; subway attendants video, Americans driving less

Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed.


Subway attendants (Improv in Toronto)

Check out the video of the neat little stunt undertaken recently in Toronto. As government mouthpiece, I have to tell you snack carts are prohibited on Metro :)

For eighth year in row, Americans drove fewer miles (DC Streetsblog)

Well, 37 fewer miles to be precise. But it's interesting that the trend is holding.

Stranding of passengers shows difference between Washington Metro's goals and reality (Washington Post)

The paper's Dr. Gridlock says that two recent power outages on the Green Line — in which passengers actually walked away from trains — shows Metro has a ways to go to live up to its safety and customer satisfaction plans.