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.
» This ^^ new subway and station in China is sheer panda-monium!
» What’s on trend for Russian subway commuters? CRAZY! Check out these St. Petersburg residents trying to one-up each other with their commuting attire.
» ” I couldn’t help it. It just popped in there… It’s the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.” (In Waterloo Station!)
» This London, Ontario police office is using public transit for his job in a new way. Not a bad idea!
» I know of a few local SkyTrain and bus fans who could relate to this awesome effort!
» JUST TAKE MY MONEY! You can buy vintage pieces of MTA assets online!
» Transit haute couture. Would you wear this?
» Talk about some crabby commuters.
» Ew. Boston subway is surely not the exclusive transit home to these microbes but I just don’t want to think about it!
» There’s been subway pizza rat. Now meet subway bagel and cream cheese rat!
» Worried you’re missing out on the latest social media fodder on your commute? You could always print it out like this woman!
» NO. Nononononono clipping nails (toe or otherwise) on transit!
» From NYC underground subway to a NYC underground park, Mr. Subway Symphony finds a home for his melodic tones.
» From subway rapper to Netflix star just like that!
» The Philadelphia subway vent guy saga continues!
» LA Metro is serious about riders safety! Their new PSAs may showcase stick people, but the effect is real. What do you think? W
» NYC always gets the cool tech! This StreetEasy map shows the best subway stops for singles.
» This is real life. Be careful on transit and don’t make decisions like this – for Pokemon or any other reason!
» Transit riders took a survey about what they want. What they really, really want.
» Mercedes unveils their self-driving bus. It certainly looks slick! Thoughts?
» You think your backpack (or others’ bags) are a nuisance on transit? What if you had to carry a 3D printer on your commute?
» Edmonton bus shelters are going green by installing solar panels!
» Retired subway trains make for great graffiti art spaces for this interesting festival.
» MTA is looking to the future. What do you think of the proposed changes?
» I would LOVE this! Although with this new subway strap design, there may be less ‘meetcutes’ on transit!
» That must have been one holy ride.
» Think you know better than MTA planners? Here’s your chance to prove it! Design your own NYC subway system.
» A personalized portrait of your commute for your very own. What a fun and artistic endeavour!
» Here’s a list of people who apparently should be BANNED FOREVER from transit. What’s your take? Anyone to add or save?
» An awesome still-standing and soon to be restored 1916 Rochester subway train is the very last one!
Author: Adrienne Coling