Fun fact: the first escalator on the London Underground was installed in 1911 at Earl’s Court station. They hired a man with a peg leg to ride up and down the escalator all day to reassure people of its safety.[Continue reading...]
Oran Viriyincy frequently contributes photos, video, and transit maps for the blog. He holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from the UW and currently works for CHK America, producing maps and passenger information solutions for numerous transit agencies across the United States, including LA and DC.