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Every afternoon (or is it early evening?) around 5:20 pm there are three uptown M-3 buses traveling together up St. Nicholas Avenue near 147th Street. I have noticed this phenomenon almost every weekday that I look at my BUSES app downstairs at the 145th Street A, C, D, B train station, to decide whether I should get off on 145th or wait for the C to go the extra stop to 155th, which puts me two blocks closer to home. 700 more words

The Ghost in the Tram

She screams at the creep
who killed her, the ghost
of Park Street, St Kilda.

Every morning from 5:30,
and into the early hours,
if an old No. 32 more words


Manchester to Get Oyster Card-Style Travel System

The Greater Manchester area will soon be operating a card-based system for travel on the bus, tram and train systems.The long-proposed scheme, which will be Manchester’s very own version of London’s successful Oyster card system, is set to become reality as the council has secured a £32.5 million grant from the government to implement the plans.The cards will initially be created for use on the Metrolink tram network, which, with recent and ongoing plans for extensions to the existing lines, could simplify travel across the Greater Manchester area. 336 more words

A weekend in Lisbon.

November 2015.

Lisbon is one of my favourite cities so when the idea of a quick visit came up the plans were laid.  It was my Birthday and so a good time to get away for a few days. 109 more words