Tag Archives: Urban Transport

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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Every Which Way

During the past few months, I’ve taken more than a dozen city-specific transportation apps for a spin in half a dozen major metropolitan areas. Invariably I’ve been disappointed by flashy apps that failed to deliver. Sometimes the interface was just … 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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