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METROBITS - The world's subways unearthed.METROBITS - The world's subways unearthed.


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About Metrobits.org

Metrobits is about the very urban transportation system, usually called metro, subway, underground railway, or rapid transit. The website includes design, fun, and technical aspects of the topic, and quality photos. Coverage is global and mostly from the passengers' perspective. Besides providing some interesting stuff, there is the mission that subway systems should be seen as more than just a means of mass transportation and that the importance of aesthetic qualities of stations and rolling stock should not be underestimated by the operators.

Since the website sprang to life in late 2004, many visitors from around the globe have contributed suggestions and information. Thanks to all that feedback, accuracy could be highly increased and many errors removed. The current information density (and the almost insane detailedness of some of the sections) are the result of that help!

Metrobits is independent, non-profit, and not related with any rail operators, companies, or organisations. The material on this website is copyrighted, copying of any part of it is only permitted with written agreement.

© Mike Rohde 2004-2016,

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Metrobits was referenced or awarded by (among others):

National Geographic Traveller, Russian print edition, Spring 2007
Heute.de, link of the day, 30 March 2006 (German TV station)
Le Monde blog 1/2005 (in French)
Yahoo! Picks 29/9/2005
Spiegel Online 30/9/2005
Netzeitung.de, link tip (in German)
Io Architetto magazine, July 2006, online and print edition (in Italian)
Business Week November 17, 2006 (using a Genoa photo)
Londonist, 22/08/2006
Sueddeutsche.de (in German)
Zeit.de (in German)
Ehrensenf 1/11/2005 (German video blog)
Exler.ru 13/9/2005 (in Russian)
BR Online 3/9/2005 website of the week (in German)
St Petersburg Times 29/8/2005
DeSight@higherground 26/8/2005 (in Japanese)
CTA Tattler 23/8/2005
La Gatera - El Blog 21/8/2005 (in Spanish)
Michael R. Nelson Design Inspiration 20/8/2005
B-Seite 19/8/2005 (in German)
The Gothamist 17/8/2005
Anil Dash 17/8/2005
Fontshop 23/7/2005 (in German)

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