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.
» A new video game mirrors real life in Russia where dogs take the subway.
» Proposal by bus blind! No other explanation needed.
» Something definitely stinks at this bus shelter in Montreal as the city ramps up an anti-trash campaign.
» We’ve seen this artist before but his continuing commuting doodles are simply too good not to share!
» And I thought swings on playgrounds were fun! I would swing life away on this subway!
» Love this! MTA looks for 5 artists to design station murals.
» The “perfect commuting game?” I intend to test this theory!
» Shhhh. The new Volvo bus is so quiet it alerts pedestrians when they’re near!
» ICYMI: A beautiful couple got married on OUR SKYTRAIN!!
» I think pranks are better left to hand buzzers and squirting lapel flowers. No one wants bugs thrown on them during their commute! (or any other time…)
» ^^I’d wear that!
» I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Manspreading is nothing new.
» The books on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round.
» Meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow. Meow.
» ^^Lawyer, Guinness World Record Holder, KING OF THE NEW YORK SUBWAY SYSTEM!!
» Yes, Olivia Wilde. All of the yes. See an obvious pregnant woman on transit? Give up your seat, people. She’s literally making a human.
» Apple and Watermelon (a fun pun for those of you who know Japanese or can Google translate this) meet as the new iPhone 7 will have Apple Pay options for Japan travellers on the Suica card!
» The MTA and Penguin Publishing join together to get the word out with Subway Reads.
» This new electric bus from Proterra claims 350 miles (yes, miles!) to a single charge!
» When advertising and real life meet. So meta!
» He appreciates your offer but he doesn’t need a seat. He’ll just do THIS.
» Perhaps ^^this guy has the right idea! A new study suggests standing during your commute is better for your health.
» Just when you thought the chance had passed, I went and saved the best for last!!
Author: Adrienne Coling