This weekend is a three-day weekend for most – thank you, U.S. Presidents – and it could be just the right time for a leisurely train trip to San Francisco. P.S. Friendly reminder, today’s the last chance for Metro riders to get 10% off See’s Candies at the Union Station kiosk. Just [continue reading]
Transportation headlines, Thursday, Feb. 14; subway romance, Burbank’s monorail, Surfliner Express woes, $50 cup of Starbucks video
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. TIFIA loans likely skewed toward new road projects (The Transport Politic) Good post by [continue reading]
Nemo snowstorm, a gallery on Flickr. With the Northeast getting clocked by winter storm Nemo, here are a few of the photos popping up on Flickr. Some are transportation related, some not — but, hey, it’s Friday. Click on each image to see larger at Flickr.
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. Fare inspections are up, fare infractions are down (Buzzer blog) [continue reading]
Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro I caught this photo of a Metro 180 or 181 bus crossing the Arroyo Seco Bridge in Pasadena before sunset on Wednesday. I had been wanting to shoot the bridge from this spot on Arroyo Boulevard that offers a view straight north toward the bridge and [continue reading]
Using the universal language of music, MTS hopes to inspire people to ride public transit. The fun and informative songs give you a taste of local San Diego flavor and show you how easy it is to get around on their buses and trolleys. Check out the rest of the videos and songs [continue reading]
In case you didn’t catch the link on this week’s Twitter Tuesday, here’s the music video by Muse featuring the Metro subway platform and train at Union Station.
Nobody really watches those cheesey safety videos they play before international flights anymore, right? Looks like Air New Zealand has found the solution to that problem.
Here’s the first in a series of six short films created for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project. This piece features two local elders, Hayward Gray and Lee Enge, who reminisce about the past glory of LA’s Red Car system. Gray and Enge, who are both retired, also look forward to the return [continue reading]
Top: The Bowling Green subway station entrance in Lower Manhattan. Middle: Flood preparations at Lenox Terminal at 148th Street. Bottom: The now closed Brooklyn-Battery tunnel. Photos by Leonard Wiggins/MTA New York City Transit. Please see the N.Y. MTA's Flickr page for more photos.