Sunday, January 9, 2011

Metro Getting Better Looking and More Bike Friendly

Metro is experimenting with different interior color and fabric schemes for its new 7000 series trains that will be rolling out soon. I was lucky enough to board a preview train with new blue seats and carpet-less floors. My first impression? I really like it. It's a big improvement aesthetically and will be easier to maintain. What do you think?



And on the topic of improvements. That hideous looking bike corral at the Ballston Orange Line Station has been removed and replaced with normal looking bike racks. Here are pictures of the construction progress:






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