Tag Archives: Transit Systems

River Run

Regular visitors to this blog will have noted by now that I am keen on any clever take on the transit map. The brilliant graphic below envisions many rivers of the United States as metro lines. Created by New York … Continue reading

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Mind Your Metro Manners

The Japanese are generally considered to be among the most polite people, but even the world’s most courteous folk need friendly reminders to respect other travelers on public transportation. Each year Tokyo Metro, the group that runs the city’s subway … Continue reading

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Avoid Eye Contact

New York City subway riders have one more reason to avoid eye contact now that thirty more subway stations and platforms are equipped with both wireless voice and data services. Travelers can connect to free wifi (see below), use mobile … Continue reading

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Making Public Transit Cool

There’s not much humor to be found in public transportation here in the U.S., but the Danish transit organization Midttrafik knows how to make public transit fun. Here are two versions of their recent, very amusing commercial aimed at making … Continue reading

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