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Shanghai metro creates a subway-only library for commuters

“Chinese subway riders using Shanghai’s Metro Line 2 will soon have their very own unofficial library. Pick up a book at one station, drop it off at any other. The project was initiated by a bookstore, the subway line and the online education provider Hujiang.com. “Now you can read a real book, rather than staring at the cellphone through the metro ride,” said Zou Shuxian, an Aizhi bookstore spokesperson, told the China Daily.” (via LA Times)

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It’s About Time

William Neuman – “All 277 underground stations in the subway system are to be wired for cellphone use, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced yesterday.”

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