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Transportation headlines, Friday, August 22

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Poetry in Motion

While there is a long tradition of waxing eloquent about long-distance train travel, the wind blows somewhat differently when it comes to local train service, especially the trains and subways of places like New York. 175 more words

Crack, Reefer, and the "Subway Vigilante": The Strange Saga of Bernhard Goetz and Other Loathsome Tales

Much as with most things, perspectives of the War on Drugs vary based on one’s personal experience, awareness, and in some cases, empathy. The saga of Bernhard Goetz—coined the… 1,279 more words

Michael Durfee

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Michael Durfee at the Points blog comparing Bernard Goetz's vigilante rampage on a New York subway in 1986 to shooting death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman in 2012. According to Durfee, these shootings are linked by race and the ludicrous War on Drugs.

New York subway artist does high-speed sketches of commuters before handing them over free of charge

There’s no doubt the morning commute is not the best part of everyone’s day, but one New York man has found a way of cheering his fellow travellers up just a little bit as they make their way to work. 94 more words


Advice to youth

Seriously, I cannot make these things up. I’ve been a little disappointed lately – the daily subway commutes have been sort of normal – commuters, students with their faces in their phones not even looking up to see the cutest baby ever, a few old ladies waving at Cub – but other than that nothing much to report. 1,222 more words

When Everything Old Is New Again

I moved to New York City in the late 80’s to pursue a career in Theatre. Fresh out of college and reeking of Sheltered Suburban Upbringing… 520 more words