Tag: transit

  • An old hobo schooled me on the train platform today

    This morning, I ran for the one entrance on the train car that takes me to the seats where you can sit facing forward, because I don’t like swaying side to side or riding backward. As I ran up the the opening doors, I saw an old hobo who had apparently been standing there before […]

  • Biker Boy on the Metro

    Biker Boy on the Metro Originally uploaded by Daniel Greene It’s funny to me how casual people are getting with bikes on the light rail. Yesterday morning, I saw an old man ride his bike right onto the train and stand in the aisle straddling it. This morning, I saw this boy ride his bike […]

  • Metro Morning Reflections

    Metro Morning Reflections Originally uploaded by Daniel Greene The stations on the Valley Metro Light Rail alignment offer endless opportunities for reflection and photography. This morning, I got this photograph by stabilizing my G1 cameraphone against one of the I beams that suspend the sails, lights, text displays, PA speakers, security cameras, etc. And what […]

  • Just another no-pants day on the train…

    Just another no-pants day on the train… Originally uploaded by Daniel Greene I got on the Valley Metro Light Rail, and little did I know it was No Pants Day! Turns out this is the 8th annual Ride the Metro without Pants Day instigated by The Urban Prankster Network throughout the world, and we just […]

  • Here’s my ride!

    Here’s my ride! Originally uploaded by Daniel Greene Well, I decided to go for it and buy a 31-day pass to ride the Metro to work. I’m just going to hope the trains get less crowded. They’re fine in the morning; it’s the afternoon I worry about. But I trust that Valley Metro wants to […]