photo by the U.K. Department of Culture, Media and Sport, via Flickr creative commons
Nice photo of a slice of the record crowds that used public transit in London during the recent Olympic Games. And here’s our recent post about how an expanded transit system could serve a future Olympics in the Los Angeles region.
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Categories: The Art of Transit
1) If it weren’t for the Underground sign, that minimalist subway entrance would be virtually invisible. The sign clearly provides all of the visibility that the Tube needs in this obviously crowded, urban scene.
2) The “public subway” mentioned on the sign is NOT the Underground subway system, but the underground pedestrian tunnel which the subway station links to. In many Metro systems, these valuable tunnels provide extra entrances and exits, but also safe passage for crossing streets.