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Hub got their wheels turning

Creators’ trips on T behind birth of Google Transit

Steve Vinter, Google's local engineering director, worked with the MBTA when adding Boston to Google Transit. Steve Vinter, Google's local engineering director, worked with the MBTA when adding Boston to Google Transit. (John Tlumacki/ Boston Globe)
By Laura Bennett
Globe Staff / August 10, 2009

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Chris Harrelson remembers taking the Franklin Line commuter rail from Norfolk into Boston at age 10, seeing the intense green of passing lawns and watching fall leaves turn copper and red outside the window. “I loved riding that train,’’ he says. “The way it moved seemed sort of magical.’’ (Full article: 840 words)

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