Posts tagged with 'subway'
Friday Fun: Swaying To and Fro, on the Subway
Friday Fun: Swaying To and Fro, on the Subway
To get you pumped about public transit this weekend, here are some subway songs and dances. Now if only we could find videos of quality acts like this on BRT! All-girl dance crew on the Paris subway:
New York Subway Getting Wired
New York Subway Getting Wired
New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has been testing Wi-Fi technology and cellular service in its subway system for a few years now. And back in 2007, the city made a deal with Transit Wireless to wire all of ...
Friday Fun: People on Public Transit Illustrated
Friday Fun: People on Public Transit Illustrated
In case you haven’t seen it, Flickr has a fantastic public group called People on Public Transit; it features — you guessed it — people riding public transit all around the world. But illustrations of people on public transit can often capture ...
Kids Safer on the Subway
Kids Safer on the Subway
Traffic accidents are the leading cause of fatal injuries for children one to twelve years old in the United States. In New York City, where kids rely much more on public transit, they die in traffic accidents at less than ...
Friday Fun: New York's Next Top Rat
Friday Fun: New York's Next Top Rat
Last week, the New York Times asked all readers to submit snapshots of  their “favorite subway rats” to compile a slide show documenting the life apart of these perpetually persecuted but perspicacious little creatures. Now, you can find their “field study” on New ...
New York's Iconic Subway Map Gets Makeover
New York's Iconic Subway Map Gets Makeover
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to release a revamped subway map – the first since 1998. The new map features a taller and fatter Manhattan and a  shrunken Staten Island; brighter, cheerier colors; and pared-down bus-connection bubbles. The ...
Don't Sell Subway Station Naming Rights
Don't Sell Subway Station Naming Rights
The news is a few days old, but I think it’s really fascinating that New York is considering selling partial naming rights to the Atlantic/Pacific station, the second busiest station in Brooklyn. The Times article on the sale gives some ...
Highlights from TheCityFix DC
Highlights from TheCityFix DC
A few highlights from our TheCityFix DC site-if you’re not reading it regularly, you’re missing out: LEED Neighborhood Development Wants You to Build More More More: Why doesn’t LEED-ND certify already existing neighborhoods? It’s one more example of green consumerism, ...
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