The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has partnered with technology company Control Group to bring subway commuters the “On The Go” interactive touchscreens. The new 47-inch displays will deliver real-time station directions including transfers and line alerts, countdowns until train arrival, and service updates, and will also include video cameras, microphones, and Wi-Fi. The MTA will ..read more..
From Shanghai to New York, Transit Riders dropped their pants on trains and subways Sunday for the 12th and 13th annual “No Pants Day.” This day was created by a group of pranksters called “Improv Everywhere.” regarding to these pranksters No Pants Day is all about good fun. This year, 60 cities in 20 countries ..read more..
Stockholm, Sweden has an amazing underground world with an incredible amount of interesting and unexpected art. So much so, that in fact it’s been called the world’s longest art exhibition. Several hundred unique works are currently on display with 90 out of the 100 stations featuring art. One of the most interesting designs is the ..read more..
New York boasts some fascinating subway art, and now there’s an app to help you explore it. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s Arts for Transit division has launched the smartphone guide, which you can access by downloading travel navigation iPhone app Meridian and choosing the MTA option. Within the app, works are organized by subway or railroad ..read more..
South Korea is not only the home to kimchi but also to amazing ideas. The latest sees South Koreans able to do their grocery shopping while waiting for the subway at a virtual supermarket opened by Tesco Home Plus, that lets users scan the QR codes of desired products, which are then delivered to their home within the day. ..read more..