Friday, May 04, 2007

transit visions

Governing has a note about a story in the LATimes about a fellow who makes up alternative transit maps such as this. I thought it would be a fun thing to do here, but there really is no need to reinvent the wheel. We have re-visioned public transit here so many times over the last century. Here is just one vision of the future from the Allegheny County Rapid Transit Plan of 1965:

Which got me thinking... I have not been to the History Center in a little bit. I know they have a trolley in there, but have they ever put together an analogous retrospective like this. Lots of transit history in town. I would even volunteer to be the guest curator for something like that. :-)


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