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Links and Tidbits – November 1, 2015

Links and Tidbits – November 1, 2015

Links and tidbits is our semi-regular roundup of interesting fodder about transportation from the last few weeks or so. If you have links to contribute, put them in the comments, or email us.

Anyone up for some bus polka?
Anyone up for some bus polka?

»   Our new Prime Minister heads to the subway to thank transit users for their support!

»   A little Twitter teasing became a baseball battle royale between transit companies!

»   Carrying a plastic bag full of live crabs on public transit. What could go wrong??

»   People who spontaneously burst into song or are in need of a nap are out of luck with Sacramento’s new transit rules.

»   Looks like taking the bus is good for business!

He can SEE the music!

»   ^ This guy has some competition for most epic subway metal rock out!

»   It’s always a good idea to think outside of the box. Or… in this case, out of the toilet?

»   TTC is becoming very cycling friendly. They’ve even installed 10 self-service bike repair stations around the system!

I must admit, I love this sign!
I must admit, I love this sign!

»   I can’t decide if this story of transit love story from across the pond is cute or creepy. What’s your take?

»   Reading is fundamental so take a peek at these fun facts about NYC’s new subway extension!

»   LEGO is moving beyond the toy box and the movie theatre and into transportation planning. Check this out!

Fellow Whovians. UNITE. I want this to be real!

»   Fashion icon turned subway-goer. At least for a movie ;)

»   Everybody say love! LOVE! What a lovely surprise for one half of the couple and surrounding commuters :)

»   In Soviet Union, bus drives you! Ok, no I’m not as funny as Yakov Smirnoff. But these Soviet era bus stops are truly interesting!

»   Walk or bus? The eternal question can be answered now by Google Maps!

»   Usually, stealing ads from bus stops would be a major no-no but this advertising stunt by jetBlue wants you to rip them right off!

»   Forget snakes on a plane, this is next level… a snake on a bus!!

»   Edmonton bus riders won’t have the Blues after listening to this crooning driver!

»   Talk about generous! I’d love to come across a free transit pass. Kudos to this Calgary good Samaritan.

»   Pucker up singles! You could date this Don Juan while waiting for your train.

»   That famous subway wind scene with Marilyn from The Seven Year Itch is 60 years old. Time flies when you’re having fun!


Author: Adrienne Coling