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The Transit of Venus Close Up!

Did you see the transit of Venus this week? Even if you did, you didn’t see it like the joint US-Japanese Hinode space mission did! But we can see the amazing picture it took. Link

Bus Safety Rules to be Rewritten Because of People are Now Too Fat

Are buses less safe today? Yes, according to the Federal Transit Authority, because of … fat people. So it’s rewriting the rules to ensure bus safety: The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) proposes raising the assumed average weight per bus passenger from 150 pounds to 175 pounds, which could mean that across the country, fewer people will [...]

Goats on a Bus

Transit officials have been touting the benefits of public transit for years and apparently these goats got the message. But when they tried to board the C-Tran bus in Vancouver, they were turned away, as you can see in this surveillance video. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – Thanks Tiffany! Let’s have a little fun: [...]

The Coolest Bus Stops on Earth

Most public transit stops are so boring that you’re lucky if you have a glass covering over the uncomfortable bench. Of course, not all bus stops are created equal and the ones on this Urlesque post are definitely better than their average corner stop counterparts. Some of them just look cool, while others, like the [...]

The Coolest Bus Stops on Earths

Most public transit stops are so boring that you’re lucky if you have a glass covering over the uncomfortable bench. Of course, not all bus stops are created equal and the ones on this Urlesque post are definitely better than their average corner stop counterparts. Some of them just look cool, while others, like the [...]