49 (33rd-Dauphin to 29th-Snyder)

49 (33rd-Dauphin to 29th-Snyder)

As soon as I found out that the long-fabled 49 was actually going to open up in our lifetimes, I knew I wanted to ride the first trip. At first, we only got a vague “5 AM” opening time, and I really had no idea what that meant or from which end of the...
Service Change: Transit in Baltimore

Service Change: Transit in Baltimore

A Service Change??? Yes, I’m actually doing one. My friend and I visited Baltimore a few weekends ago, and I came in knowing I wanted to do a post – I had never been to the Charm City before, and I knew very little about its public transportation network,...
48 (Front-Market to 27th-Allegheny)

48 (Front-Market to 27th-Allegheny)

Since the 49 is opening in less than a week, I thought I’d take a look at one of the other routes that winds its way through Brewerytown and Fairmount. I’ve actually ridden both the 48 and the 7 in full, but since A) the 48 comes before the 7 in my...
Riverside (River LINE)

Riverside (River LINE)

The River LINE’s half-hourly headways are really good considering it’s basically a commuter rail service. But waiting in Riverside, NJ for half an hour on an early Sunday morning? Lemme tell ya, there’s not a lot to do. Yup…this is all there is...
15th/16th and Locust Street (PATCO)

15th/16th and Locust Street (PATCO)

Oho, we’re getting some PATCO up in here! As much as I love going to New Jersey (I know a lot of people hate it, but you can’t deny it’s one of the most interesting states in the country), the main thing keeping me away is the fact that, despite...