All posts tagged “metro

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Below the surface

Later this month the new 9.7 km North-South metro line in Amsterdam will start service. Like most large scale infrastructure projects, its opening has been delayed many times. 8 times according to this source. But this post is not about that. It’s about a byproduct of… Read More

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Lessons in transit success

Dylan Reid of Spacing was recently at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany and has been publishing some interesting posts related to transit. Here is one about what makes transit systems succeed and fail. I really like the point that we too often think… Read More

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Taking the bus

According to Salvador Dalí and Margaret Thatcher I’m a loser and a failure. I came across these quotes on Tumblr (via goingurban) this morning: “A man of forty who still rides the metro is a loser.” -Salvador Dalí “A man who, beyond the age of twenty-six,… Read More