Tidbits and links about transportation!
- What’s the video above? Well, Irish Rail helped reunite Lilou the cat with her owner after it wandered off and boarded a suburban train. After she was reported lost, security tape screenshot was sent out through their Twitter account, and customers pitched in to help locate her ! Irish Rail awarded Lilou a rail pass in the end and then reenacted her train journey for a YouTube promotional video.
- Also: a reminder to visit the West Coast Express birthday blog  for contests and more: they turn 15 on November 1!
- And sadly, the Albion Ferries could not find a buyer , so they are going to be sold for scrap.
- An awesome timelapse video: the 4-day replacement of the MUNI train tracks in San Francisco, compressed to 12 minutes. 
- Here’s Oscillating Field , a lovely piece of temporary Seattle public art sponsored by Sound Transit.
- The TTC unveils their new Rocket trains !
- Hurrah: the second Amtrak train between Vancouver and Seattle will continue on for another year !
- Over at Regarding Place, Erick Villagomez has posted two maps—one plain , one animated —showing where immigrant populations have chosen to settle in the Lower Mainland, and their connections to transit and travel patterns.
- Does everybody know that the Evergreen Line project is running a station area design consultation from October 4 to November 5, 2010? Visit the Evergreen Line website for more info.
- Interesting: green roofs for buses! 
- 24 Hours has been profiling favourite bus drivers recently! Here’s a profile of Ian McDonald, who drives the 135.
- Ric has pictures of TRAMS vintage buses  that he would like to share with everyone.
- Two monkeys have been appointed station masters at a train station in Japan ! At least, so this blog post says.
- How We Drive points to a kerfuffle over roundabouts in Winnipeg .
- The City Fix asks if transport agencies are reading what’s online . Well, around here, it’s definitely “Yes!”
- Streetfilms takes a look at cycling Copenhagen through North American eyes .
- And the Surrey Rapid Transit Study has been getting a bit of action in the blogosphere: here is Nathan Pachal on the Surrey workshop , Stephen Rees on a blogger briefing we held, and The Vancouver Observer on the briefing as well.
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