Return Trip: On Leaving Cuautitlán and the Tren Suburbano
Just to the side of the previous view, the #TrenSuburbano carries passengers from points north into the center of #DF. Passengers from Azcapotzalco, where the towers in the back rise up, and as far as Cuautitlán arrive at Buenavista to visit, shop, and work.
A photo posted by Michael Waldrep (@michaelwaldrep) on Jan 3, 2015 at 5:18pm PST
Infrastructure gives shape to the city, the same way a trellis gives shape to a vine. Along with natural and topographical features—primarily the hills and mountains that encircle the Valle de México and the traces of the now-desiccated lakes—it’s infrastructure that gives shape to the grey blob of urbanity that is Mexico City as photographed from a satellite. You can tell a lot about a city’s development simply from looking at an unlabeled “photographic” view like that of Google Maps, as well as you can staring out the window of the Tren Suburbano as you ride home from a day in the city.
<iframe —> Read More Here