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Transit 101: Commuter Rail

Transit 101 is an occasional series that will focus on the history and technology of modern-day public transit systems. The current topic is a primer on the various modes of rail transit. Part I:¬†Streetcars and Interurbans Part II: Heavy Rail and Light Rail Part III: Commuter Rail Part IV: Intercity Rail and High-Speed Rail The […]

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NYC Subway’s Alphabet Soup Explained in 2 Minutes

Ever wonder why the A train is blue on the map but the 6 train is green? Or why you never see an F train on a 2 train platform? Once you learn the method behind MTA subway colors and names, the map will never look the same. New York City’s MTA has put out […]

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