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Steve Hymon

President Obama announces new transportation funding that could bode well for Metro transit and road projects

The government relations staff at Metro just sent the following update to the agency’s management and Board of Directors: This afternoon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President Obama announced a multi-billion dollar initiative to boost infrastructure spending in America. Specifically, the White House plan would direct funding to rebuild 150,000 miles of [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo taken by China-based photographer Zed Rymkiewicz This is a very nice image of the Shanghai subway, taken earlier this week by Zed. Click on his name above to visit his blog and check out his portfolio. Among the many fine images, there’s a pretty amazing shot of the Hong [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by TriMet, via Flickr There’s nothing fancy about this photo. It’s just a nice, well-composed image of one of Portland’s downtown light rail lines that runs at street level. Speaking of images, we’re not exactly being flooded with reader submissions for “art of transit” — and I know we [continue reading]