‘Tis the season to get nostalgic! We’re looking back on the top transit highlights of this year. The first installment of top five lists highlighted the wackiest transit news, now here’s a review of 2012’s top five transit videos! For more quirky posts of 2012, take a look at our Links and Tidbits series.
- What was it like back then? CBC showcases some old time transit history! It includes interviews with bus operators, Oakridge Transit Centre and life back then. Check out the ‘A Day In The Life Of A Bus Driver (1965) video above.
- Here’s a video featuring an interesting piece of subway art from New York based artist: Sophie Blackall. Thanks Translinked for the link!
- Tired of the way transit looks on your daily commute? This video will definitely give you a different perspective: it traces one day of transit service in the Lower Mainland, using info from our public data feeds! Jhen talked to the video’s creator, Andrew Walker – read about it here.
- Do you know the Bus Driver Song? Here’s a throwback to bus drivers of the 80’s. Thanks to Winnipeg, Manitoba for introducing us to the Bus Driver Song!
- Who would have thought that taking the bus could be so much fun? We did of course! And this Danish Midttrafik Commercial really gets you in the mood to take“The Bus”!
Stay tuned for next week’s top five list!
Author: Stefanie Lee