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Angel’s Fright

It's a simple technology, but there's something magical about a funicular, no matter where you are in the world. Emanating from the Latin word for rope, a funicular is simply an inclined railway in which two cars, connected by a ...

Slowly to the Sea

I'm so thrilled.  After years of NIMBYism, supported by the hypocritical likes of Henry Waxman, the Metropolitan Transit Authority approved the subway to the sea.  Well, it's more rail to the sea as we are talking about a light-rail line.  ...

A FAST Solution

Unless you have been asleep the last 50 years, you probably have heard that Los Angeles has a bit of a traffic problem.  The glorification of the "car culture" has taken a toll on Angelinos and its visitors.  Road rage ...

Go Metro in Santiago

Third in a review of public transportation projects around the world.   Santiago is the Athens of South America.  I say that because most visitors dismiss the city as a crowded, polluted, and dull eyesore.  But like Athens, once you get past ...

Take the O-Train

Many cities are begging for stimulus funds for transportation projects, which, I'm afraid, could end up with buses and trains going nowhere.  Ottawa serves as a model of what works when investing in transportation projects.  For a city of 1,000,000, ...

Subway to my Seoul

Editor’s Note:  Occasionally, GreenGoPost will take you on a global tour of other cities’ transportation systems.  We’ll start in Seoul, South Korea.  We believe one of the best ways to get familiar with a city, and learn a little about ...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Subway in LA!

Los Angeles has many issues surrounding its transportation woes, but rail is not, well, a total loss here.  Folks outside of LA are often surprised when I mention that Los Angeles has a few local rail lines and a pretty ...
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