by Luke Mullins
Zachary Schrag, author of the definitive book on the DC Metro system, says that the legend of affluent community opposition in the 1960s is a just-so story that ignores the realities transit planners faced, but does jibe with city residents' sense of issues of race, power, and influence.
SOURCE: Discovery News
An abundance of gold wreaths appear to lay hidden in a subway network in Greece.Indeed, excavation work during construction of a new subway in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, has revealed another gold wreath – the ninth since work started in 2006.Found on the site of an ancient cemetery at what will be the Dimokratias Station stop, the wreath of olive leaves lay buried for some 2,300 years.According to the Greek Reporter, the wreath was found “inside a large box-type Macedonian tomb on the head of a buried body.”...
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