Danhai light rail transit (Green Mountain Line)

New Taipei Metro’s Danhai LRT line opened on December 24, 2018. The initial segment has 11 stations, an additional 3 stations including one connecting to the Lovers Bridge area in Tamsui will open by the end of 2019 or early 2020. The first phase of the Danhai light rail transit Green Mountain Line (淡海輕軌綠山線) runs…

Delmar Loop Trolley – A trip down memory lane

After months of delays the $51-million Delmar Loop trolley finally opened on November 15, 2018. Now locals and tourists alike can ride from the U-City library at the entrance to the Loop to the northern part of Forest Park at the Missouri History Museum. The whole line maybe only 2.2-miles of fixed route track, but…

Suzuki Go Unique Event

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend Suzuki’s Go Unique event at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Area. This was the final city of a three city tour with the other two cities being Taipei and Taichung. The event isn’t too big nor was it crowded. Three cars were on display, two Suzuki Swifts…

The Foundry Bakery – A Taiwanese style bakery in the STL

The Foundry Bakery in St. Louis opened over the Summer. It isn’t located on Olive St. or South Grand where much of the Asian/ethnic spots are located, but instead its located on Dorsett Rd in Maryland Heights with the storefront signage isn’t too well marked. Therefore, you’ll probably be making a U-turn or two just…

A look at Lubbock Citibus in Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock Citibus provides transit for the citizens of Lubbock and the students and facility at Texas Tech University. Located near the pan-handle of Texas, it is the 11th largest city in state with a population over 250,000. Citibus operates a variety of buses in its fleet. The system operates a Monday-Saturday schedule starting at 5:30am…

Vietnam’s VinFast unveils its first two vehicles

VinFast, Vietnam’s very own automaker is planning to debut its sedan and SUV at the upcoming Paris Motor Show on October 2nd. VinFast is looking to build upon itself as being Vietnam’s very own auto brand. Back in June, GM and VinFast signed an agreement that allows VinFast to take ownership in GM’s Hanoi plant,…