Art of Transit: Newsflash!: Agendas and staff reports for this month’s round of Board of Director meetings have been posted. Here is the staff report on cost increases and potential [continue reading]
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Today’s profile of a Metro rider by Zocalo Public Square: My second job is being a mom, Pico Boulevard to 120th Street. Sexual harassment rife on Paris trains (The Local) [continue reading]
One of the more common gripes I often hear about Metro isn't directly related to Metro. Rather, it's a complaint about other Metro customers and their sometimes annoying or — let's face it — odd behavior. Of course, it's hardly a complaint unique to Metro. Take, for example, Paris. As [continue reading]
photo by jtjonesphotos, via Flickr creative commons Photos of subway station platforms are plastered all over Flickr and many other websites. Some manage still to be interesting — such as this one from the Paris Metro, taken with a Nikon D90. It was exposed with a one second shutter speed, [continue reading]
photo by Amaury Henderick, via Flickr Good capture of motion in the Paris Metro. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The photos we’ve featured can be seen in these galleries on Flickr.
photos by Rodolphe Sebbah, via Flickr These are just two of the wonderful photos of people captured by Rodolphe on the subway in Paris. Here’s a link to the entire set, which I encourage you to scroll through. People watching on mass transit is good in most cities, but this [continue reading]
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 blog. Metro’s first app isn’t great, but there are other offerings (blogdowntown) Echoing generally poor reviews on iTunes, blogdowntown finds that Metro’s new [continue reading]