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Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report

—  The New York Times
More Americans used buses, trains and subways in 2013 than in any year since 1956 as service improved, local economies grew and travelers increasingly sought alternatives to the automobile for trips within metropolitan areas, the American Public Transportation Association said in a report released on Monday.

Weekend metro service to the South Shore set for long hiatus

—  CTV
Those who enjoy zooming back and forth from the South Shore on the metro are in for a lingering season of deprivation, as the first of 25 consecutive weekend closures of the three-station yellow line is set to begin on March 8.

Vibrating Train Windows Will Soon Transmit Ads Directly Into Your Skull

—  AdWeek
If you're ever tired on a subway or train, be careful—a new advertising medium might put some ideas in your head. Literally. BBDO Düsseldorf has developed a special window for public transportation that uses a transmitter to silently release high-frequency oscillations that your brain will convert into sound.