A rocket-propelled line thrower? Hmm, ok!
IMG 3657 from Gothamist on Vimeo. I love how these Whole Foods shoppers in line at the Bowery Whole Foods aren’t moving to rush out of the location after a fire set off sprinklers in the aisle right next to them.
I want to look back at this video in a few years and see how far the city has come to making this extended 7 line a reality. That inclined elevator is pretty interesting. I want to see how that works.
ECAL Low-Tech Factory/Stamp from ECAL on Vimeo. Neat!
The video isn’t embeddable, so go here to watch this long line of hairy caterpillars just cruising along. [via]
Curious City: The science of cutting bus routes in Chicago from WBEZ on Vimeo. I didn’t know that some buses were outfitted with infrared sensors to count the number of people entering and leaving the bus. The city of Chicago uses this sort of technology to determine how efficiently their system is running and then [...]