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Saturday BART Ridership Sets 1-Day Weekend Record

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — BART ridership hit a new record high on Saturday and is expected to spike again Sunday, the transit agency said.

Marking the busiest weekend day ever, preliminary numbers were around 354,000 plus, BART officials said on Twitter. 65 more words


A Streetcar Named Independence: De Blasio Invests in Non-MTA Transit

Last year at his State of the City address, Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a five-borough ferry network. This year, he’s proposing a $2.5 billion streetcar to link Brooklyn and Queens. 1,130 more words

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Workers Unite! And I start cooking.

So apparently transit strikes are a semi-regular thing around here. So regular that it barely deserved a mention to Embassy employees. But without having a car here yet, it was a bit of a Big Deal this morning. 771 more words

Mass Transit is a Bad, Bad, Bad Idea. Here's a Good One.

They say that if you do something over and over again and expect a different result, you are insane.  Well, it appears that city planners in the US and across the world are insane.   1,045 more words

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Greek Walmart and Greek Chipotle

More shopping! This time to the Jumbo, which we discovered is more like if Walmart and Dollar General had a baby. Super cheap and super claustrophobic. 887 more words

Grocery run part two

I’m slowly but surely filling the pantry and fridge. This morning I had to do a few things at Liam’s school, so I decided to try the much larger super market that James told me about, which was just down the street from the school.  610 more words

Xerox Built the Ultimate Transportation App for Los Angeles

Commuters looking to get around Los Angeles typically have two unappealing choices: endure a soul-sucking drive in stop-and-go traffic, or traverse a convoluted mix of public transit, taxis, and ride-hailing services. 749 more words