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Category Archives: MAX
Humanity on Wheels 2: another Evening of Mass Transit Tales!, takes place Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Jack London Bar (in the basement of the Rialto Poolroom at 529 SW 4th Ave.). The fun begins at 7:30 p.m. Inspired … Continue reading
It seems like everyone now is fixed on their electronics. On any given bus or train, however, someone is reading a book. I have documented proof. The following are titles of books recently being read on Trimet (and some commentary): … Continue reading
The big news among the hip alt-commuter types is that an “invisible” bike helmet has been invented. Joe Rose, always first on the scene, writes about it here. Oh, I hear the doubters among those of you who aren’t part … Continue reading
“Hellloooo, people. We’re stopped indefinitely. There are signal problems at Gateway and trains are backed up all the way to Orenco.” Great. We’re stuck at the Sunset Transit Center with seven miles of Max cars stopped ahead of us. As … Continue reading
EXT. DOWNTOWN MAX STOP, MORNING Train stop is empty except for two middle-aged men, silently waiting. Incredibly, neither is holding an electronic device, so they occupy themselves by scanning the windows of the corporate building across the street, occasionally staring … Continue reading