Track 2: More Transit-Oriented Caroling

As we settle into wintry gloom, here is another set of cheery tunes: “70s they have passed us by”, to the tune of “Angels we have heard on high” about how we cannot wait for the new LINK stations to open, and “Here we come a-Walkering”, urbanist facts made pellucid by Jarrett Walker, Donald Shoup, et al., to the tune of “Here we come a-wassailing.”

To the tune of ‘Angels we have heard on high’:

70s they have passed us by
loaded to infinity
by fine folks who need a ride
to the university

U,LI—–,I—–,I—-NK
can’t wait ’til you o—pen;
U,LI——,I—–,I—-NK
we could use you open now.

I am stuck in Pioneer Square
trying to get to Broadway
Sitting on a forty-nine
will take nearly all day

U,LI—–,I—–,I—-NK
can’t wait ’til you o—pen;
U,LI——,I—–,I—-NK
we could use you open now.

To the tune of ‘Here we come a wassailing’

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Track 1: Transit-Oriented Caroling

‘Tis the season for songs of cheer, and no reason that some shouldn’t be about public transit! May these songs bring readers cheer and light as they wait for the coming of their coach.

Please feel free to add your own — you know you’ve been thinking “Oh ST3, Oh ST3…” for the last week.

‘East-West Run Our Bridges’
To the tune of ‘Adeste Fideles’, as duet:

1 + 2: East west run our bridges
Floating when not sinking
1: Ride with me, so we can use the
HOV lanes

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