I recently ticked off one of my bucket list items and went on a vacation to Reykjavík, Iceland. (No, I was not able to take advantage of WOW Airlines’ recent [continue reading]
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A recent campaign by Tokyo Metro shows the wonder of traveling underground.
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. Amtrak Says It Needs New York Station That May Be Too Costly (San Francisco Chronicle) In New York, Amtrak says it needs to move [continue reading]
Customers can find a convenient bus or rail route to a destination at the TripPlanner on www.metro.net. Also, this is a good time to check out your rideshare options. Find a friend or neighbor to share the ride or make an instant connection at metro.net. (See “Commuting” in the “Getting Around” [continue reading]
A few readers have recently asked for more posts about transit in Asia, the home to some of the planet’s most used and advanced systems. With that in mind, I wanted to share my experience with the Taipei Metro, also known as the MRT. I was raised in the ‘burbs [continue reading]
June got off to a splashy start in 1974 when Metro’s predecessor agency Southern California Rapid Transit District launched its “Street Fleet” bus service to carry people to the Santa Monica beaches. Summer beach riders were reminded that they were allowed to bring their surfboards directly onto the buses, writes [continue reading]
Metro CEO Art Leahy, in Washington for a transit conference, reported growing support for the 30/10 Initiative, also known as “America Fast Forward.” This time the endorsement comes from the American Public Transportation Assn., a Washington-based nonprofit which represents transit agencies (including Metro) and private firms involved in building and [continue reading]
Online at latimes.com: A crash-less course in driving MTA’s new natural gas bus A million or so boardings on an average weekday translates to a lot of people whose other car is a Metro bus. Maybe that’s why Los Angeles Times auto critic David Undercoffler wanted to take the newest [continue reading]
Metro Board Chairman Don Knabe has issued a statement in reaction to Texas Transportation Institute’s 2010 Urban Mobility Report on traffic congestion. The Texas Transportation Institute’s congestion report released this morning serves as a warning bell for the region that we must continue our efforts to improve mobility options as [continue reading]