Tokyo Metro Offers Free Snacks to Ease Congestion

In an attempt to alleviate congestion on trains during rush hour, the Tokyo Metro is offering free soba and tempura for riders who opt to travel during off-peak times. The offer will coincide with another program—which is being adopted by 1,000+ local companies—that asks business owners to ease their policies on punctuality so that their employees can arrive later or work from home to lessen …

CHV: Kawasaki Railcar Manufacturing Facility

From the MTA to the DC Metro, many of the USA's transit systems have their rail cars built in the heartland

In the second video in our series from Kawasaki‘s plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, we visit the company’s railcar facility. While the brand is traditionally associated with the power-sports industry, they actually manufacture an enormous array of products and even build railcars for some of the nation’s biggest municipal transit authorities, like the MTA and DC Metro. A rare treat for guests, we got to go …