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The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 15, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 15, 2020 Happy Valentine’s Day, a day late. Connecticut-based photographer JoAnn Marrero of From Labor to Love, has gone viral for her loveable Valentine’s Day chocolate photoshoot, which features a giant heart-shaped chocolate box filled with adorable babies dressed in red ties and headbands. • Valentine’s Day wasn’t always about love The earliest possible origin story of Valentine’s Day is the pagan holiday Lupercalia. Occurring for centuries in the...
Tags: Florida, New York, Religion, America, Connecticut, Dolly Parton, Catholic, Barbie, Benjamin Franklin, London Underground, Yankees, Whitney Houston, Tampa, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Valentine


Thousands of people could be exposed to the coronavirus on the London Underground, doctors warn after the city finds its first case

The London Underground could provide a "network" to allow rapid spread of coronavirus, say medics. The ninth UK case was confirmed in London today.
Tags: UK, Science, London, London Underground


The most popular animal photo of the year shows 2 mice duking it out on a London Underground platform — here are 22 fantastic images from the contest

The winner of the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year people's choice awards shows squabbling mice. The runners-up showcase bonds between animals.
Tags: Science, London Underground


Andrew Cuomo's naked hostility drives out MTA president Andy Byford, the "Train Daddy" who has transformed the world's rail systems

Andy Byford comes from generations of public transportation workers and worked his way from a London Underground platform supervisor to running multiple British rail lines; then went to Australia where he oversaw Railcorp in NSW; then to Toronto, where he ran a successful five-year initiative that turned the TTC into the American Public Transportation Association's Outstanding Transit System of the Year -- and then he moved to New York City, to turn around the ailing MTA. Byford is a legend...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, News, Australia, NYC, New York City, Toronto, Public Transit, Mta, Andrew Cuomo, London Underground, Albany, Amtrak, New York Office, Cuomo


7 London Underground users that are the most unreasonable you'll meet

We've all met at least one of these commuters [Author: [email protected] (Lucy Skoulding, Ruth Ovens)]
Tags: London Underground, Reading & Berkshire News, Lucy Skoulding Ruth Ovens


Slough's forgotten London Underground line and where it used to go

Imagine being able to grab the Underground from Slough [Author: [email protected] (Annabel Smith, Ruth Ovens)]
Tags: London Underground, Slough, Reading & Berkshire News, Annabel Smith Ruth Ovens


Police platform patrols create 'phantom effect' that cuts crime in London Underground

A major experiment introducing proactive policing to Underground platforms finds that short bursts of patrolling create a "phantom effect": 97% of the resulting crime reduction was during periods when police weren't actually present.
Tags: Science, London Underground


London Underground has high levels of air pollution linked to health problems such as heart disease, strokes and lung cancer, says study

Concentration of fine particles found to be 15 times higher than above ground [Author: Helen Coffey]
Tags: London Underground, Helen Coffey


A Muslim Woman Went Viral for Confronting Anti-Semitism on the London Underground. Her Actions Hold a Lesson for Us All

A video of a hijab-wearing Muslim woman confronting an anti-Semite on a London Underground train last week has been shared widely online, both here in the U.K. and beyond. The viral clip has prompted many of us to question our assumptions about how members of Muslim and Jewish communities interact — especially as political tribalism and divisions become more entrenched on both sides of the Atlantic. The abuser in the anti-Semitic incident aggressively read anti-Jewish passages from the Bibl...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Israel, Uncategorized, Spain, Atlantic, Middle East, Faith, Muslim, Catholic Church, London Underground, Jewish, Muslims, Cordoba, Granada


Woman confronts a man targeting children with anti-Semitic abuse on train

A man has been arrested after a video capturing anti-Semitic abuse targeting Jewish children on the London Underground went viral.
Tags: News, Stories, London Underground


Woman confronts a man targeting children with anti-Semitic abuse on London train

A man has been arrested after a video capturing anti-Semitic abuse targeting Jewish children on the London Underground went viral.
Tags: London, Cnn, London Underground


Woman in hijab confronts a man targeting children with anti-Semitic abuse on train

A man has been arrested after a video capturing anti-Semitic abuse targeting Jewish children on the London Underground went viral.
Tags: News, Stories, London Underground


Woman in hijab confronts a man targeting children with anti-Semitic abuse on London train

A man has been arrested after a video capturing anti-Semitic abuse targeting Jewish children on the London Underground went viral.
Tags: London, Cnn, London Underground


London Underground 1970-1980 By Mike Goldwater: Down In The Dimly Lit Tunnels, The Tube Was One Photographer’s Playground

Wembley Park 1979 The first thing that strikes anyone who regularly rides on the London Underground is how clean it looks in Mike Goldwater’s photographs. Taken during the 1970s, Goldwater shows us a Tube a million miles up wind from New York’s filthy Subway, a place so disgusting, violent and vandalised that the only respite from the dystopian stench and fear of impending doom was a self-made... Source
Tags: Photography, New York, Design, London, Subway, Retro, London Underground, Underground, 1980s, 1970s, Goldwater, Mike Goldwater


Particulate Matter levels in London Underground are 18 times as high as the air outside

And the air outside in urban London is pretty awful.
Tags: Transportation, London, News, London Underground


What the London Underground used to be like

From the Kino Library comes this set of film clips shot on the London Underground in the 1960s and 1970s. View at end of tube platform looking up at crowded platform and tube train, Victoria, pulling in. Men and women passengers board train, pushing on. POV from front of train through tunnel and past passengers waiting on platform as it comes to a halt. Shot on board tube carriage, sun streams through windows as it rides through London suburbs. Men in bowler hats reading newspapers. One woma...
Tags: Post, Video, London, News, London Underground, Kino Library


Extinction Rebellion rush-hour protest sparks clash on London Underground

Commuters clash with demonstrators over morning rush hour disruptionExtinction Rebellion activists have disrupted London’s public transport network during rush hour, in an action that is likely to polarise opinion on the environmental movement’s tactics.There were clashes at Canning Town tube station as commuters dragged a protester from the roof of a Jubilee line train and set upon him. He had to be defended by London Underground staff and other passersby. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Protest, Police, Environment, UK News, World news, Transport, Rail transport, Metropolitan Police, London Underground, Environmental Activism, Canning Town, Extinction Rebellion


'It has been polarising': tube protest divides Extinction Rebellion

Disrupting London trains was opposed by 72% of activists in poll, but has boosted coverageThe climate protests during which one activist was dragged from the roof of a London Underground train by angry commuters had been discussed within Extinction Rebellion [XR] for weeks.But it was not until Wednesday morning, when a note was posted on the group’s website, that a decision appeared to have been taken. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Protest, Climate Change, Environment, London Underground, Environmental Activism, Extinction Rebellion


Climate protesters dragged from top of London Underground train

The men were demonstrating at Canning Town but were pulled down to the ground by commuters waiting on the platform after the Tube was unable to leave the station.
Tags: News, London Underground, Canning Town


Extinction Rebellion activist dragged from roof of London Underground train

Commuters clash with demonstrators over morning rush hour disruptionExtinction Rebellion activists have disrupted London’s public transport network during rush hour, in an action that is likely to polarise opinion on the environmental movement’s tactics.There were clashes at Canning Town tube station as commuters dragged a protester from the roof of a Jubilee line train and set upon him. He had to be defended by London Underground staff and other passersby. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Protest, Police, Environment, UK News, World news, Transport, Rail transport, Metropolitan Police, London Underground, Environmental Activism, Canning Town, Extinction Rebellion


Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Four protesters were arrested following the action on the London Underground during rush hour.
Tags: UK, News, London Underground


Extinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground

The Jubilee Line and DLR are partly suspended after incidents at three stations across the city.
Tags: UK, News, London Underground


Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Emissions-free cement, a women-only spacewalk, Soviet-era train stations, a very rare diamond and more from around the web Google Maps Adds Vocal Guidance for Visually Impaired Users Now available on Google Maps iOS and Android apps (one day after World Sight Day), a more detailed voice feature will now update and guide visually impaired people more effectively. To turn on the feature, access the settings …
Tags: Travel, Apps, Space, Music, Science, Design, News, Internet, Trains, Russia, Environment, Los Angeles, Tech, Nasa, Cities, Diamonds


The London Underground’s African Diaspora Roundels

In conjunction with Art on the Underground, British-Ghanaian artist Larry Achiampong redesigns the London Underground roundels (the discs that mark each station) for the Westminster Underground stop. Achiampong’s iteration will represent the colors of the African diaspora—green, black, yellow and red—and depart from the traditional red, white and blue palette. It’s significant because it represents a sometimes overlooked community within London’s population and also because …
Tags: UK, Design, London, Immigration, Cities, Transport, London Underground, Ghana, Linkaboutit, City Planning, African Diaspora, Art on the Underground, Larry Achiampong, Achiampong


Two men in court over London Underground stabbing murder

Alex Lanning and Jonathan Camille both appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court.
Tags: News, London Underground, Alex Lanning, Jonathan Camille


Exciting Changes in Train Travel For France

I’ve always been a huge fan of train travel in France. It’s the number one transport method I recommend to clients who are spending time in cities or wanting to get from point A to point B quickly. With the addition of new lines and services, rebranding and a new Paris metro card, train travel in France has never been easier. Here is a round up of the most exciting changes in train travel for France. PARIS Paris is saying au revoir to the carnet – its long time paper ticketing system. You’ll n...
Tags: Travel, Featured, France, Paris, Nice, London Underground, Paris Metro, France PARIS Paris, Nice Cote d Azur, Roissy Picardie


New Video: Skepta “Bullet From A Gun”

Skepta is gearing up to release his new album Ignorance Is Bliss this Friday (May 31). In preparation, the London MC dropped the dual singles “Bullet from a Gun” and “Greaze Mode” earlier this month. The face of BBK returns with an official music video for “Bullet from a Gun.” Posted in London Underground’s Camden Town station, Skeppy and his baby buggy wait on a train platform as various scenarios play out next to them. Watch below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Skepta – “Bul...
Tags: Videos, London, Bliss, Jazz, London Underground, Camden Town, Skepta, Skeppy, Bullet from a Gun


London’s Tube network to switch on wi-fi tracking by default in July

Transport for London will roll out default wi-fi device tracking on the London Underground this summer, following a trial back in 2016. In a press release announcing the move, TfL writes that “secure, privacy-protected data collection will begin on July 8” — while touting additional services, such as improved alerts about delays and congestion, which it frames as “customer benefits”, as expected to launch “later in the year”. As well as offering additional alerts-based services to passengers ...
Tags: Security, Transportation, Europe, UK, London, Privacy, Mac, Wi-fi, Tech, Eu, European Union, Smartphone, Encryption, United Kingdom, Api, Mayor


Should there be a 'no manspreading' campaign on the London Underground?

Some people are calling for London's transport bosses to encourage greater spatial awareness.
Tags: UK, London, News, London Underground


Global’s acquisition of Exterion Media cleared by the CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority has approved the acquisition of Exterion Media by Global. Global will now move forward with the full launch of its new Outdoor division, following the simultaneous purchases of Primesight and Outdoor Plus in September 2018 and Exterion Media in November 2018. The addition of the Exterion portfolio gives Global some big titles – Global is now a market-leading outdoor company in Ireland, France, The Netherlands and Spain as well as one of the largest outdoo...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Global, Spain, Industry, Radio, Gatwick, Glasgow, London Underground, Competition And Markets Authority, Cma, Ashley Tabor, Trading Update, Tfl, Alerts