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Subway that never was, 1926

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From the annals of the newly formed, but now extinct, “Department of City Transit.” The actual name of the document is:  Communication from the City Transit Commission of Pittsburgh to the Mayor and City Council, containing a Report on a plan for financing initial subway construction in Pittsburgh. 236 more words

pedestrian lane

On February 27, my normal bus ride home wasn’t so “normal”. My friends and I boarded on the public transit bus, as usual, since that is how we get home after school. 421 more words

Deep Talks

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

The future is here.

We mean it in a non- Matrix and Terminator 2 kind of way.

The future is here and it has great ideas. 458 more words


Day 539

Day 539

Thursday 26 February 2015

Finders Street Station – my go to public transport hub! You can pretty much get everywhere in Melbourne from here. 59 more words


The 125 Dollar Challenge

Jordan Bateman, local spokesperson for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation and leader of the No side in the upcoming Metro Vancouver referendum, is fond of saying that there’s a disadvantage in this campaign to implement a 0.5% sales tax increase to help finance long-term public transportation improvements.  1,006 more words


The Benefits of Urban Living: How Cities are the Key to Reducing Car Use

The common notion that people use to justify living in the suburbs is that you “get more for your money.” When looking at easily quantifiable things such as square footage, parking, a garage, and a backyard this may be true. 232 more words

Bay Area

Winter weather can be a big burden for people with disabilities

WATCH: Mark Carcasole talks to one woman who uses a wheelchair about the struggles of her winter commute.

TORONTO – Ayesha Zubair, like many Torontonians, gets ready for work around 7:30 a.m. 542 more words