Party Cars: Southern California's Transit Subculture

A subuculture common on East Coast commuter trains begins to emerge in Southern California.
October 12, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Reinhardt-Ulatowski is part of what transit experts say is a small but remarkable subculture that has developed inside Southern California's commuter trains. What starts as a smile and a nod unfolds into in-depth discussions of football and families... The groups formed spontaneously without any help from Metrolink, but 'it's something that we encourage.'... Club cars where commuters socialize have long been a part of the East Coast train culture, but it's something new to Southern California."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Monday, October 11, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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