Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Shanghai by the Numbers

8 seconds

That's how long the doors are open during the average metro stop on the Shanghai subway.

No wonder these people are in a hurry to get on and off the train.

I mean, 8 seconds is a long time if you are bullriding. It is less lengthy if you are among the 20 people trying to squeeze through the two meter door opening on the train, half getting on and half of them getting off.

TBG, riding the rails-

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