* Boy Abunda - television host, publicist, talent manager and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the "King of Talk" in local show business. He is originally from Brgy. Campesao. * Aaron Ebio - portrait and fashion photographer. Hailed as one of the top 15 wedding photographers in the Philippines. Shoots for various media and modeling agencies. * Ino Amoyo - professional hair stylist. Represented the Philippines and was among the top finalists of the 2014 Worldwide Hair Tour
Wallenpaupack , on the west by the Wyoming Valley, and to the south by the Lehigh Valley. '''WMMR''' (93.3 FM (FM broadcasting)) — branded '''93.3 WMMR''' — is a commercial active rock radio station (Radio broadcasting) licensed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, serving the Delaware Valley. Local show ''Preston and Steve'' airs mornings, and radio personality Pierre Robert is heard middays. WMMR is also the Philadelphia affiliate for ''The House of Hair with Dee Snider (The House of Hair)''. http: houseofhaironline.com house-of-hair-stations-list-by-city During the early colonialization of New Netherland, the Susquehannock traded furs with the Dutch. As early as 1623, they were struggling to get past the Lenape (later known as the Delaware) along the Delaware River to trade with the Dutch at New Amsterdam. In 1634, The Susquehannock defeated the Delaware, who may have become tributaries. In 1638, Swedish settlers established New Sweden in the Delaware Valley, at a location enabling them to intercept the Susquehannock fur trade with the Dutch. *St. Mary's County, Maryland *St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana — From Tamanend, a Lenni-Lenape (Lenape) chief in the Delaware Valley during the 17th century who made peace with William Penn. In the decades following the American Revolution, Tamanend became a folk saint among many in the newly independent United States. *Stafford County, Kansas The Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (Delaware Route 1) passes just west of town. It is the only cable-stayed bridge in the Delaware Valley and one of the first in the nation. It opened in 1995 as a replacement to the still standing St. Georges Bridge (St. Georges Bridge (Delaware)), which carries U.S. Highway 13 over the town of Saint Georges and the Canal. The St. Georges Bridge is in turn a replacement for a former lift bridge that sat in the middle of town. That bridge—built in 1923—was knocked down on January 10, 1939, by the 6,000-ton freighter (Cargo ship) ''Waukegan''. The freighter lost control, hit the north tower of the bridge and caused it to collapse. Two people died: the bridge tender and the bridge electrician.
WBCF (WBCF (AM)) and low-power TV station WBCF-LP in Florence, Alabama, which he established after leaving channel 48. Another notable program during that period was a Saturday-afternoon teenage dance show, which ran after the similar ''American Bandstand'' (although the local show resembled ''Soul Train'' more closely), that holds the honor of being the first television program exclusively aimed at northern Alabama's African-American population. The program was hosted
Prince of Deheubarth to release Maurice's half-brother Robert Fitz-Stephen from captivity to take part in the expedition. Most importantly he obtained the support of Cambro-Norman Marcher Lord Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke known as Strongbow. Ibrahim was purchased for 500 francs by the horse dealer Alfred Lefevre at a local show, from the horse's breeder, René Haize. In 1956, the young horse was champion of his age group, and was sold to the State Stud. He bred at the stud from 1956 to 1973, and was the most famous horse there in the 60's and 70's. However, his breeding career began slow, and he covered Normandy Draught (draught horse) mares for his first few years at stud, with very few sport horse mares booking. Ibrahim's first crop of foals were sold abroad. The general establishment of the principle of dower in the customary law of Western Europe, according to Maine (Henry James Sumner Maine), Maine (Henry James Sumner Maine), ''Ancient Law'', 3rd American edition, New York, 1887, 218 is to be traced to the influence of the Church (Roman Catholic Church), and to be included perhaps among its most arduous triumphs. Dower is an outcome of the ecclesiastical practice of exacting from the husband at marriage a promise to endow his wife, a promise retained in form even now in the marriage ritual of the Established Church in England. See Blackstone (William Blackstone), ''Commentaries on the Laws of England'', II, 134, note p. Dower is mentioned in an ordinance of King Philip Augustus of France (1214), and in the almost contemporaneous Magna Carta (1215); but it seems to have already become customary law in Normandy, Sicily, and Naples, as well as in England. The object of both ordinance and charter was to regulate the amount of the dower where this was not the subject of voluntary arrangement, dower by English law consisting of a wife's life estate in one-third of the lands of the husband "of which any issue which she might have had might by possibility have been heir". Blackstone, ''op. cit.'', 131 One of the fictional characters from ''Saving Private Ryan'', Captain John Miller, is the C.O. of Charlie Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion. The film follows Miller and seven other Rangers of the Company as they trek across Normandy to rescue a soldier who has lost all his brothers. (Sole Survivor Policy) 14 August 1944 Normandy, France, European Theater Hanging 24 November 1944 Normandy, France, European Theater Hanging In France In France, the advocati, known as ''avoués'', were of two types. The first included the great barons, who held the advocateship (''avouerie'') of an abbey or abbeys rather as an office than a fief, though they were indemnified for the protection they afforded by a domain (Dominion) and preach revenues granted by the abbey: thus the "duke of ''avoué''". Normandy was ''advocatus'' of nearly all the abbeys in the duchy. The second class included the petty lords (manorialism) who held their advocateships as hereditary fiefs and often as their sole means of subsistence. An abbey's avoid, of this class, corresponded to a bishop's vidame. Their function was generally to represent the abbot in his capacity as feudal lord, act as his representative in the courts of his superior, exercise secular justice in the abbot's name in the abbatial court, and lead the retainers of the abbey to battle under the banner of the patron saint. The advocatus played a more important part in the feudal polity of the Empire and of the Low Countries than in France, where his functions, confined to the protection of the interests of religious houses, were superseded from the 13th century onwards by the growth of central power and the increasing efficiency of royal administration. They had, in effect, long ceased to be effective in their original purpose, and after the advowson became a fief, they took advantage of their position to pillage and suppress those they were supposed to defend. Medieval records are full of complaints from abbots about usurpations, exactions, and acts of violence committed by the advocati. *'''Bernard de Jussieu''' (1699-1777), a younger brother of the above, was born at Lyons on 17 August 1699. He took a medical degree at Montpellier and began practice in 1720, but finding the work uncongenial he gladly accepted his brother's invitation to Paris in 1722, when he succeeded Sebastien Vaillant as sub-demonstrator of plants in the Jardin du Roi. In 1725 he brought out a new edition of Tournefort's ''Histoire des Plantes qui naissent aux environs de Paris'', 2 vols., which was afterwards translated into English by John Martyn (John Martyn (botanist)), the original work being incomplete. In the same year he was admitted into the Académie des sciences, and communicated several papers to that body. Long before Abraham Trembley (1700-1784) published his ''Histoire des polypes d'eau douce'', Jussieu maintained the doctrine that these organisms were animals, and not the flowers of marine plants, then the current notion; and to confirm his views he made three journeys to the coast of Normandy. Singularly modest and retiring, he published very little, but in 1759 he arranged the plants in the royal garden of the Trianon (Grand Trianon) at Versailles, according to his own scheme of classification. This arrangement is printed in his nephew's ''Genera'', and formed the basis of that work. He cared little for the credit of enunciating new discoveries, so long as the facts were made public. On the death of his brother Antoine, he could not be induced to succeed him in his office, but prevailed upon L. G. Lemonnier to assume the higher position. He died in Paris on 6 November 1777. Later, in 1797, the picture was confiscated by Napoleon and was subsequently taken to Caen, Normandy. Any attempt of the commune of Perugia, which saw also the personal commitment of Antonio Canova, to retrieve the work failed. During the remainder of World War II, she served on escort and patrol duty in the Atlantic and along the English (England) coast. She supported the Allied Invasion of Europe at Normandy on 6 June 1944. Damaged late in August by ''U-984'' (German submarine U-984) commanded by Heinz Sieder, she was returned to the United States on 21 October. On 9 January 1947 she was sold to John Lee of Belfast, Northern Ireland. A lutin (varieties include the ''Nain Rouge'' or "red dwarf" Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, ''Dictionary of Phrase and Fable'', rev. ed. London: Cassell, 1905, p. 876. ) plays a similar role in the folklore of Normandy to house-spirits in England, Germany and Scandinavia. ''Lutin'' is generally translated into English as: brownie (Brownie (folklore)), elf, fairy, gnome, goblin, hobgoblin, imp, leprechaun, pixie, puck (Puck (mythology)), or sprite (Sprite (creature)). Webster's Online Dictionary: Lutin - French It sometimes takes the form of a horse saddled ready to ride, and in this shape is called Le Cheval Bayard (Bayard). Brewer, pp.283-84. Lutins sometimes tangle people's or horses' hair into elf-locks. The '''Dives''' is a 105 km long river in the Pays d'Auge, Normandie (Normandy), France. It flows into the English Channel in Cabourg. Born Jacques-François Pitot in Normandy and educated in Paris, Pitot's family was of the nobility of France, and fled that nation for the New World with the French Revolution. At first he settled in Philadelphia, where he became a USA citizen. After his arrival in New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana) in 1796 he prospered as a merchant and became a member of the city council. Invasion of Normandy ''Corry'' cleared Norfolk on 20 April 1944 for Great Britain, and the staging of the Normandy invasion. Getting underway from Plymouth, England, she was the lead destroyer of the Normandy Invasion task force, escorting ships and transports across the English Channel. Upon arriving off the coast of Normandy, France, she headed for Îles Saint-Marcouf, her station for fire support on the front lines at Utah Beach. On D-Day morning 6 June 1944 she fired several hundred rounds of 5-inch ammunition at numerous Nazi targets. thumb 300px right Expended cartridge cases and powder tanks from the ship's 5" 38 caliber gun 5" 38 guns (Image:Uss Hobson DD-464 Normandy.jpg) litter the deck, after firing in support of the Normandy invasion off Utah Beach, 6 June 1944. This view was taken on the ship's afterdeck, with mount 54 at right. For some time the Allies had been building up tremendous strength in England for the eventual invasion of France (invasion of Normandy), and the destroyer sailed on 21 April 1944 to join the vast armada which would transport and protect the soldiers. She spent a month on patrol off Northern Ireland, arriving at Plymouth on 21 May for final preparations for the invasion. Assigned to Rear Admiral Don P. Moon's Utah Beach Assault Group, ''Hobson'' arrived off Normandy with other ships of the bombardment group at 01:40 6 June, and blazed away at German shore batteries. During the early hours ''Corry'' (USS Corry (DD-463)) (DD-463) struck a mine and sank, after which ''Hobson'' and ''Fitch'' (USS Fitch (DD-462)) (DD-462) fired at German shore positions while simultaneously rescuing survivors from the water. ''Hobson'' continued to lend powerful fire support until returning to Plymouth later that afternoon. Placenames ending in ''-toft'' are usually of Old Norse derivation, ''topt'' meaning "site of a house". ''English Etymology'', T. F. Hoad, Oxford University Press 1993. Examples are Langtoft (Langtoft (disambiguation)), Habertoft, Huttoft, Knaptoft, Lowestoft, Newtoft, Scraptoft, Sibbertoft, Stowlangtoft, Wibtoft, Yelvertoft and various places simply called Toft in the former Danelaw. This typical Old Norse element allows to estimate the extension of Scandinavian settlements in the Middle Ages such as in Schleswig-Holstein (''-toft'' : Langstoft, Havetoft, Koltoft (:de:Struxdorf), Goltoft, Kaltoft...), Normandy (''-tot'' : Lanquetot, Colletot, Caltot, Hottot (Hottot-les-Bagues), Hotot (Hotot-en-Auge)...), etc. References Without fighter escort and in the face of powerful opposition, the group completed an assault against aircraft factories in central Germany on 11 January 1944, earning a Distinguished Unit Citation (Presidential Unit Citation (United States)) (DUC) for the mission. The group participated in the Big Week intensive campaign against the German aircraft industry, 20–25 February 1944. The group earned another DUC for effectively bombing an aircraft assembly plant at Bernberg, Gummersbach, Germany on 22 February, even though escort fighters had abandoned the mission because of weather. Often supported ground forces and attacked interdictory targets in addition to its strategic operations. Hit airfields and marshaling yards in France, Belgium, and Germany in preparation for Normandy. On D-Day (Invasion of Normandy), 6 June 1944, the unit raided railroad bridges and coastal guns in support of the assault. Assisted ground forces during the Saint-Lô breakthrough in July, then participated in the airborne portion of Operation Market Garden, the invasion of Holland in September. During the Battle of the Bulge, December 1944 – January 1945, the 306th attacked airfields and marshaling yards to help stop the German advance. Bombed enemy positions in support of the airborne assault across the Rhine River in March 1945, the Operation Varsity portion of the Western Allied invasion of Germany. On 14 November 2001 thousands demonstrated against the closures of Moulinex factories in Caen, Normandy’s largest town. Tyres were piled up in front of official buildings and set on fire and police cars pelted with rotten eggs. Workers begun tearing up their voting cards, to symbolise that they felt “let down” by the political parties and that they would not vote again. Without an independent political strategy to take forward their cause, however, the workers’ opposition only led to frustration. At one factory threatened with closure in Cormelles-le-Royal near Caen, barrels of explosive substances were placed around the building and threats were made to blow them up. The trade unions played an essential role in enabling the breakup of Moulinex. After the company had announced it was bankrupt there was considerable unrest among the workforce. The unions organised blockades at several plants in the Normandy area, but essentially sought to prevent the spread of industrial action, while management, the company’s creditors and the French state went looking for suitable new owners. 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By train Passenger train services unfortunately ceased operating in Mexico some ten years ago, and only freight trains ride to and around Mexico City. Nowadays only one train route is operating. This is the Chihuahua Pacífico route between Chihuahua and Los Mochis, crossing the Sierra. Get around Mexico City is a huge place, but driving is definitely not a way to see it even if tourist attractions are scattered throughout the city. A good way to plan your trip is to stop by Guia Roji to identify the location of the "Colonias" (neighborhoods) you intend to visit. You may also try Google Maps and Map24, to find addresses and even look for directions. Mexico City has several public transport alternatives. Metro is reliable and runs underground, the city government operates the RTP bus system and Electric Trolley buses. There are also plenty of franchised private buses which are less reliable and safe because of their driving habits. And finally thousands of taxis, many of them old Volkswagen bugs formerly painted in their famous green paint scheme and called ''verditos,'' or little green ones. Now, these are simply vocho taxis in the maroon and gold colors now required of all taxis. Official taxis have a red box in the center lower area of their license plates that reads TAXI. Only use these taxis, sitio taxis or have a hotel call you a taxi for safety reasons. There are at least two websites available for planning trips within the city. '''Buscaturuta''' ("Busca Tu Ruta," or "Find Your Route"), which serves all of Mexico, uses a Google Maps interface and allows you to search with incomplete addresses. It will give you options for traveling by public transit, taxi, car, or bicycle. '''Via DF''' is only for Mexico City proper and requires complete addresses, including ''delegacion'' and ''colonia''. It's available in English, German, French and Spanish. By metro thumb Mexico City Metro (Image:MexicoCityMetro wv.jpg) Officially named ''Sistema de Transporte Colectivo'', but known simply as '''Metro'''it is one of the largest and most used subway systems in the world, comprised by 12 different lines that measure more than 190 km and carry 4.4 million people every day. You'll quickly see how busy it is, particularly during the day: trains are often filled to significantly over capacity, and sometimes it will be hot and uncomfortable. Despite the close quarters, it's relatively quick and efficient, especially as an alternative to taxis during rush hours when the streets are essentially parking lots, and affordable (tickets for one trip with unlimited transfers within the system cost 5 pesos). Trains run every couple of minutes, so if you just miss it, you won't have long to wait until another arrives, and the Metro can be the quickest way to travel longer distances within the city. Stations usually have food stalls inside and outside the entrances, and many have city-sponsored exhibits and artwork on display, so it's good even for a look around. Operating hours are from 5AM to midnight on weekdays (starts at 6AM on Saturday and 7AM on Sunday), so if your plans will keep you out beyond midnight, be sure to have alternate means of transport. Although the Metro lacks informational signs in English, the system was originally designed with illiteracy in mind, so finding your way around should not be a problem. Lines are defined by number but also by a color, and that color runs as a thematic band across the entire station and along the entire route, so you always know what line you are on. Stations are identified by name but also by a pictorial icon that represents that area in some way. However, even with this user-friendly approach, entire maps of the Metro system are not posted everywhere that you'd like. They're usually only near ticket booths; there are no maps on the trains and only one or two are posted per platform, so work out your route before going through the turnstiles, and have a Metro map on you. Trains and platforms do have a line diagram with icons and transfer points for easy reference. Some lines run through more tourist-related spots than others and will become very familiar to you after a while. Line 1 (pink) runs through many tourist spots, such as Centro Historico (Salto del Agua and Isabel la Catolica stations), the Chapultepec Forest (Chapultepec Station), Condesa and Roma neighborhoods (Insurgentes and Sevilla stations) and the Northwest Bus Station (Observatorio station). Line 2 (blue) runs through the Centro Historico (Allende, Zocalo and Bellas Artes stations) and reaches the South Bus Station (Tasqueña). Line 7 (orange) runs through many touristic spots such as the Chapultepec Forest (Auditorio Station) and the Polanco neighborhood (Polanco Station). Line 9 (brown) runs near the Condesa neighborhood (Chilpancingo). Line 3 (green) runs near Coyoacan (Coyoacan and Miguel Angel de Quevedo stations) and also near the City University (Copilco and Ciudad Universitaria stations). If traveling to and from the airport, you'll use Line 5 (yellow) to connect to the Mexico City International Airport (Terminal Aerea station, not Hangares nor Boulevard Puerto Areo of line 1). Line 6 (red) runs east-west to the north of the city and runs next to the Basílica de Guadalupe. Here are a few of the commonly-used Metro signs translated into English: * ''Taquilla'' - Ticket booth * ''Entrada'' - Entrance * ''Salida'' - Exit * ''No Pase'' - Do not enter * ''Andenes'' - Train platforms * ''Correspondencia'' - Line transfer * ''Dirección'' - Direction you are heading inside a line: one of the two terminal stations. Each platform has a large sign indicating which direction that train heads. For example, if you are travelling on Line 1 from Insurgentes to Pino Suárez stations, you are heading in the direction of the Pantitlán terminus ("Dirección Pantitlán"). On your return trip, you would be heading in the direction of the Observatorio terminus ("Dirección Observatorio"). As you enter a Metro station, look for the ticket booth. There might be a short queue for tickets, and to avoid having to always stand in line, many people buy a small handful of tickets at a time. A sign is posted by the ticket window that shows how much it would cost for any number of tickets. Once you approach the agent, simply drop some money into the tray and announce (in Spanish) how many tickets you would like ("''uno''" for MX$5, "''cinco''" for MX$25, "''diez''" for MX$50, and so on). You do not need to say anything about where you are going, since fares are the same for everywhere in the system. Once you have your ticket (''boleto'') it is time to go through the turnstiles (but make sure to confirm your route on a map first!). The stiles are clearly marked for exit or entry but if you are confused, simply follow the crowd. Insert the ticket into the slot (it does not matter which direction is up or forward) and a small display will flash, indicating you may proceed. You won't get the ticket back. A few frequent Metro users use keycards instead of tickets, so if you see any turnstiles marked with "''solo tarjeta''" that means the ticket reader is broken; just move to another turnstile. Instead of buying individual tickets, you may opt for a multi-use rechargeable smart card. At the same window you buy tickets, ask for a ''tarjeta''. There may be a minimum amount for your initial balance. To use the card, simply hold the card next to the white card reader at any turnstile. The cost of a single fare will be deducted and the remaining balance will show on the card reader display. You can ask for a recharge (''recargar'') at any ticket window to supplement your card's balance. Past the turnstiles, signs that tell you where to go depending on your direction within the Line are usually clearly marked, as are signs that tell you where to transfer to a different Line. There is no standard station layout, but they are all designed to facilitate vast amounts of human traffic, so following the crowd works well, as long you double check the signs to make sure the crowd is taking you in the same direction. On the platform, try to stand near the edge. During rush hours when it can get pretty crowded, there is sometimes a mad rush on and off the train. Although for the most part people are respectful and usually let departing passengers off first, train doors are always threatening to close and that means you need to be moderately aggressive if you don't want to get left behind. If you're traveling in a group, this could mean having to travel separately. At the ends of the platform, the train is usually less crowded, so you could wait there, but during rush hours some busier stations reserve those sections of platform exclusively for women and children for their safety. While on the train, you will see a steady stream of people walking through the carriages announcing their wares for sale. Act as if you are used to them (that is, ignore them, unless they need to pass you). Most often you'll see the city's blind population make their living by selling pirate music CD's, blaring their songs through amplifiers carried in a backpack. There are people who "perform" (such as singing, or repeatedly somersaulting shirtless onto a pile of broken glass) and expect a donation. There are also people who hand out candy or snacks between stops, and if you eat it or keep it you are expected to pay for it; if you don't want it, they'll take it back before the next stop. It can be quite amusing, or sad at times, but don't laugh or be disrespectful... this is how they make a living. The best thing to do is observing how others around you behave, but you can usually just avoid eye contact with these merchants and they will leave you alone. If the merchants weren't enough, the trains are usually just crowded places to be. You will usually not get seats if you are traveling through the city center during the day, and even if you do, it's considered good manners to offer your seat to the aged, pregnant or disabled, as all cars have clearly marked handicap seats. In keeping with the mad rush on and off the train, people will move toward the exits before the train stops, so let them through and feel free to do the same when you need to (a "''con permiso''" helps, but body language speaks the loudest here). A few words of warning: there have been incidences of pickpocketing. Keep your belongings close to you; if you have bags, close them and keep them in sight. As long as you are alert and careful you won't have any problems. Women have complained of being groped on extremely crowded trains; this is not a problem on designated women's wagons, or any other time than rush hour. If theft or any other sort of harassment do occur, you can stop the train and attract the attention of the authorities by pulling on alarms near the doors, which are labeled "''señal de alarma''." When exiting, follow the crowd through signs marked ''Salida''. Many stations have multiple exits to different streets (or different sides of streets, marked with a cardinal direction) and should have posted road maps that show the immediate area with icons for banks, restaurants, parks and so forth. Use these to orient yourself and figure out where you need to go. A good tip is to remember what side of the tracks you are on, these are marked in such maps with a straight line the color of the metro line you are traveling. By bus There are two kinds of buses. The first, are full-sized buses operated by the City Government known as RTP and cost $2 anywhere you go. Make sure to pay with exact change as they don't give change back. The second kind of buses are known as "Microbuses" or "Peseros". These buses are private-run and come in small and bigger sizes, all rather ominous looking. Peseros cost 4 pesos for shorter trips, 4.50 pesos for 6–12 km trips and 5 pesos for 12+ km trips. Full-sized private buses are 5 pesos for shorter trips, and 6 pesos for longer trips. thumb Mexico City Microbus (Image:MexicoCityMicrobus.JPG) Both type of buses usually stop at the same places, which are totally random and unmarked stops just before intersections. Routes are also very complex and flexible, so be sure to ask someone, perhaps the driver, if the bus even goes to your destination, before getting on. Also, though the locals hang off the sides and out the doors, it is generally not recommended for novices. Riding RTP buses is probably a safer and more comfortable way than the private franchised and smaller microbuses who are known to have terrible driving habits. All buses display signs on their windshields which tell major stops they make, so if you want to take a bus to a metro station, you can just wait for a bus that has a sign with an M followed by the station name. thumb Turibus (File:Turibus Ciudad de Mexico.jpg) Buses can be packed during rush hours, and you have to pay attention to your stops (buses make very short stops if there's just one person getting off, so be ready), but they are very practical when your route aligns with a large avenue. There's usually a button above or close to the rear door to signal that you're getting off; if there isn't one, it's not working, or you can't get to it, shouting ''Bajan!'' (pronounced "BAH-han") in a loud and desperate voice usually works. By Metrobús thumb Mexico City Metrobus (Image:Metrobús - Cidade do México, DF.jpg) Established in June 2005, the Metrobús is a BRT system that operates four routes (líneas) in dedicated lanes along Insurgentes, Vallejo, Cuauhtémoc and Eje 4 Sur Avenues. A fifth route is being constructed as of 2013. It costs 6 pesos to ride, but a refillable fare card must be bought in advance (16 pesos, including one fare) at vending machines. There are stops approximately every 500m. Expect it to be crowded around the clock, but its a great way to get up and down these major thoroughfares very rapidly. Since there are branches in each route, you must check the bus' billboard before boarding to see which is the last stop they will visit, for some don't go from end to end of the line. There are reserved boarding areas (indicated on the platforms) for women, the handicapped and the elderly. By trolley bus "Trolebuses" are operated by the Electric Transport Services. There are 15 Trolley bus lines that spread around for more than 400 km. They usually do not get as crowded as regular buses, and they are quite comfortable and reliable. They can be a little slower than regular buses, since they are unable to change lanes as quickly. There is a flat fare of 4 pesos, and bus drivers do not give out change. By light rail The '' Tren Ligero'' is operated by Electric Transport Services and consists of one single line that runs south of the city, connecting with Metro station Tasqueña (Line 2, blue; alternatively you may see it spelled as ''Taxqueña''). For tourists, it is useful if you plan to visit Xochimilco or the Azteca stadium. The rate for a single ride is 3 pesos, and while the ticketing system works very similarly to the Metro, the tickets are not the same. You must purchase light rail tickets separately; they are sold at most stations along the line. By taxi There are more than 250,000 registered cabs in the city and they are one of the most efficient ways to get around. The prices are low, a fixed fee of about 6 pesos to get into the cab, and about 0.7 pesos per quarter kilometer or 45 seconds thereafter, for the normal taxis (taxi libre). The night rates, supposedly between 11PM at night and 6AM in the morning are about 20% higher. Some taxis "adjust" their meters to run more quickly, but in general, cab fare is cheap, and it's usually easy to find a taxi. At night, and in areas where there are few taxis, cab drivers will often not use the meter, but rather quote you a price before you get in. This price will often be high, however, you can haggle. They will tell you that their price is good because they are "safe". If you don't agree on the price, don't worry as another cab will come along. Although safety has in recent years substantially improved, catching cabs in the street may be dangerous. Taxi robberies, so-called
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