Tagged: wmata

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but I’ve nothing to wear on public transport!

Public transit via Google | Google Blog I figured it was only a matter of time before they caught onto to increasing the power of their mapping/directions system to something that will benefit people who don’t drive all the time...

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Devil in Disguise

The Tomorrow People Set 2 is out on DVD, I doubt I’ll be able to pick this one up for $8 like I managed the first set at Overstock, but I won’t be able to resist. With episode synopses like,...

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Don’t play with it in public

As a follow-up to the previous posting, the UK released a campaign this year to help advise citizens not to take safety (personal and/or possessions) for granted: Acquisitive Crime Resources. This Engadget article has larger images from the campaign, they’re...

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appropriate protocols

My account of Metro’s inappropriate and unsafe “appropriate protocols” | lugnochro.blogspot.com A BlogSpot user’s account of being mugged on the Red Line this past Thursday and Metro’s response to the situation. A group of young girls took her iPod and...

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in your lap

Part of an ad: For incredible entertainment experiences in your lap, get Intel Centrino in your laptop. The full picture shows John Cleese sitting on a commuter’s lap drinking tea, while the commuter looks on, quite satisfied. The tagline is...

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grumble-mumble

I’d like to say that there is nothing quite like standing in mid-40s weather waiting on the bus, spotting it, and then watching it roll right past you at great speed only to see it stop and offload at the...

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royalties to Rich Hall

WMATA decided to introduce some new sniglets in an ad campaign, and the DCist is skewering their choices and providing much more relevant ones of their own. I read that Metro paid their ad agency 1.73 million dollars to come...

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look at my fanny, look at my fanny

NyQuil can give you some very strange dreams. And my subconscious is really enjoying the “house party” theme, it seems. Last night it was a big party for my birthday with a bunch of people I knew and even more...

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disappointed

So much so that I didn’t even blog this when I got home. I left work yesterday at 2pm, 8 hours on the dot, and normally I’ll ride the Metro from Federal Triangle to L’Enfant Plaza, then to Huntington. But...

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wiggy

Yeah that’s the feeling all right. I was on the Metro with Shawn this morning and we were our usual non-moody-morning selves, laughing and joking. Which personally is when I feel most people are at their highest attractive/cute potential. Anyway,...