Tag: escalator
spiral-escalator

I had my first taste of a spiral escalator in San Francisco back in 2011. Before that, I had no idea that escalators could even be made in curves. Today, I learned that this is no easy feat, and Mitsubishi Electric is basically the only company still making escalators that can make one that’s curved. The […]

This is kind of scary. A PATH escalator at Exchange Place suddenly changed direction while people were on it yesterday. It’s hard to think quickly on your feet when this happens but I couldn’t help but notice the people riding the HANDRAIL (which was still going the correct direction) and being saved from the pile-up […]