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.
» ^^Straddle bus – yay or nay?
» Happy birthday, Buzzer! 100 years on local transit vehicles. Talk about standing the test of time!
» Here comes the bride… on the train!
» What a sweet moment to witness while on the bus!
» From eating to grooming; man-spreading to blocking the doors. Are YOU guilty of these subway sins?
» Now take a look at the results of this study to find out the worst subway sins in NYC.
» Another celebrity transit sighting. This time, Dakota Fanning takes the subway!
» ^^I just blew a cute fuse by watching this little baby beaver at a metro station in D.C.
» Transit meets some delicious detours in Montreal with restaurants mapped right on the metro lines!
» Check out this list of best places to live in the U.S. if you love transit!
» Self-driving cars as public transportation in Beverly. Hills, that is. Swimmin’ pools, movie stars.
» Transit is often the backdrop for scenes from movies, TV, ads and more but viral videos are adding up day by day! Take a look at these top viral videos shot on the subway. What’s your favourite?
» The Donald is making an appearance in some altered NYC subway transit etiquette ads. Thoughts? :)
» What is this? ^^ A palace? A castle? Nope, just Moscow’s gorgeous Metro stations! NBD.
» Another beautiful Metro station, this time in Stockholm.
» As a self-proclaimed transit people watcher, I think this photo project is pretty cool!
People find a lot of things in the subway, but a baby? Read about this incredible story and its happy ending!
» Obviously, great photographer minds think alike! (These ones are a bit more retro)
» ^^Looks like a hard lesson to learn, indeed. Save your face, pay your fares!
» Pizza delivered right to my bus stop? I’m in!
» San Francisco will soon allow you to rate your transit ride… and the etiquette (or lack thereof) fellow passengers.
» What a great idea! The Imaginary Superbus art event and contest brought kids together to make art and poetry as a way to boost public transit use in Winnipeg.
» ^^Modern dance meets transit at bus stops in Regina.
» Dreaming of becoming a transit entertainer? Get the inside scoop from the MTA’s buskers.
» Cars are winning the commuter war – or so they say. What’s your say?
» What an absolutely perfect gift to give this special transit enthusiast.
» View the gallery of real life woes of New Yorkers – most are transit related!
» I would LOVE to find a fun balloon animal on the SkyTrain! What do you think of this man’s art?
» This new take on an ad campaign in Paris Metro stations aims to encourage riders to visit the real works in local museums.
» A decades long quest to draw all 469 NYC subway stations is still chugging along!
» From stations to people, transit rides make for great art projects!
» How does your commute stack up with other riders in Metro Vancouver?
» I’ve definitely noticed a theme this past year of transit maps reimagined. Some as 8-bit video games, some as restaurant guides (*see above) and here’s NYC’s subway mashed up with the London Tube.
» ^^Think pink! The Pink Light Campaign in South Korea is experimenting with an alarm system that alerts passengers when a pregnant woman is in need of a seat.
Author: Adrienne Coling