Tag: subway

Transit Roundup for the week of April 1, 2013

There’s been quite a lot going on this week in respects to public transit. Rather than creating 6 or 7 different posts, I’ve decided to list everything in one single post. Each tidbit of transit news is grouped by geographical region (or Focus Area)… Continue Reading “Transit Roundup for the week of April 1, 2013”

Restoration of the South Ferry Loop is nearly complete!

As the month of March comes to a close, I want to take a moment to provide an update to the restoration of service to the South Ferry Loop station along the New York City Subway – Line 1. Just a couple days ago,… Continue Reading “Restoration of the South Ferry Loop is nearly complete!”

A co-branded livery hits the Paris Metro – Part 1

With the rolling stock transition soon coming to a close on Line 5, the RATP has already begun preparing for the next phase of rolling stock replenishment for Line 9. Line 9 currently possesses the aging MF 67 series D rolling stock, which are gradually… Continue Reading “A co-branded livery hits the Paris Metro – Part 1”

First video glimpses of station Mairie de Montrouge

Happy Saturday everyone! We are roughly a week away from the scheduled grand opening of station Mairie de Montrouge along the Paris Metro Line 4, and I’ve come across a couple YouTube videos which show the final testing phase in action! Please know that… Continue Reading “First video glimpses of station Mairie de Montrouge”

Reopening a closed subway station: South Ferry and Cluny – La Sorbonne

Greetings everyone! I know I’ve been talking quite a lot about the Paris Metro as of late. However, I don’t want to leave the New York City Subway out of my discussions, as there’s much to talk about on that system. Particularly, I will… Continue Reading “Reopening a closed subway station: South Ferry and Cluny – La Sorbonne”

Photo Galleries of Montrouge!

Greetings everyone! I would like to share some links with you. These are links to a few photo albums from the Paris Metro Line 4 blog by Dominique Josse that depict the construction of station Mairie de Montrouge. There are three albums to view, all… Continue Reading “Photo Galleries of Montrouge!”

Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 3

In my third installment of my fantasy subway for the Hampton Roads, VA area, I focus on Line 3. Line 3 connects the two busy military hubs of Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Air Station Oceana via the Lynnhaven area and Norfolk International Airport.… Continue Reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 3”

Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!

Hi everyone! I know that I’ve been lagging behind on posting as of late. I’ve been trying to get into a regular schedule, but November and December have been much busier than I thought. Holiday event planning is definitely no easy task, and I’ve… Continue Reading “Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!”

Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 2

I have two small updates for my fantasy subway project that I’m doing on Google Maps that revolves around the Hampton Roads, VA area. The first update consists of the addition of five tramway (light rail) lines throughout Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth. I… Continue Reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 2”

Paris Metro Update for Summer, 2012

Back in 2009, I embarked on a week-long trip to Belgium & France. During my stay in Paris, I became fascinated with the city’s subway system. The system, unlike many here in the US, operates rubber-tyred subway trains. That’s right, the trains run on… Continue Reading “Paris Metro Update for Summer, 2012”