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Category:Gas station attendants[edit]

Category:Gas station attendants has been proposed to be renamed to Category:Filling station attendants; for the discussion, see WP:CFDALL#Category:Gas station attendants -- (talk) 05:50, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Discussion of {{cite map}} template conversion[edit]

There is a discussion about the {{cite map}} template ongoing at Help talk:Citation Style 1/Archive 7#cite map. It is likely that the discussion will result in formatting changes (including some improvements and additional flexibility) to the template, which is used in about 18,000 articles. Your feedback, as frequent users of this template, will be welcome and needed if these changes are to be implemented with the least amount of negative side effects.

Please link to this discussion from Talk pages of other projects that use {{cite map}} frequently. Thanks. – Jonesey95 (talk) 22:04, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia Primary School invitation[edit]

Hi everybody. On behalf of the teams behind the Wikipedia Primary School research project, I would like to announce that the article Transport in South Africa (of interest to this wikiproject) was selected a while ago to be reviewed by an external expert. We'd now like to ask interested editors to join our efforts and improve the article before March 15, 2015 (any timezone) as they see fit; a revision will be then sent to the designated expert for review (please see the article's talk page for details). Any notes and remarks written by the external expert will be made available on the article's talk page under a CC-BY-SA license as soon as possible, so that you can read them, discuss them and then decide if and how to use them. Please sign up here to let us know you're collaborating. Thanks a lot for your support! Elitre (WPS) (talk) 17:21, 1 March 2015 (UTC)

List of world's most expensive transport infrastructure[edit]

I'm curious about people's opinion of the article List of world's most expensive transport infrastructure. At the moment it is an incredibly problematic article, and I'm not sure it is fixable. Basically there doesn't seem to be a lot of authoritative lists in WP:RS of this topic out there, so that leads me to think that it is certainly WP:OR at the moment, and that it may be doomed to remain so. In the absence of at least one academically rigorous list of this kind I think the article should be scrapped due to a number of basic problems. 1) presently it compares vastly different types of infrastructure to one another in a way that isn't terribly useful. For example, it compares the construction of entire systems to components of others, vastly different types of infrastructure, and doesn't clearly define what qualifies for the list. 2)costs are compared only in nominal terms which isn't really very useful, at least not without a clear guide to inflation adjusted amounts 3) there's no control on what costs do and do not count. 4) Presently it isn't even remotely systematic. It omits many major projects, giving a rather skewed idea of what "the most" expensive projects are (there is clearly an element of geographic and temporal bias here). 5) The list implies that it gives a complete picture of "the most" expensive infrastructure, and should thus be reasonably complete already, rather than aiming for some future level of completeness.

This is all problematic enough, and potentially misleading enough that I think it should just be deleted unless some authoritative sources to structure the list can be found. I have had a look around but can't find such lists, mostly just lists based on this, or much more limited lists, or sensationalist ones that don't purport to be rigorous. Just adding ad-hoc examples together is very problematic for this kind of complex list. I'd be open to breaking it down by type of infrastructure, but here we'd also have to find something authoritative to structure an eventual list. Any thoughts? Peregrine981 (talk) 22:15, 3 March 2015 (UTC)

I'm a new participant to the Wiki Transport group. I thought I'd take a look and give my two sense. I agree with what you've said. The article doesn't seem to add much value in my view. I had a hard time looking at it without wanting to leave the page. On the upside, it does have a handful of reliable sources. A few I noticed were Popular Mechanics, New York Magazine, BBC News, USA Today, the Federal Highway Administration, to name a few. But overall, if the article was deleted, I wouldn't object. Heart2heartjennifer (talk) 20:32, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

Transport in Argentina[edit]

Hello there. I have been making edits to Transport in Argentina and would like to request re-assesment of the article, and also perhaps the incorporation of some other articles mentioned there into this Wikiproject.

I would like to improve Argentine transport-related articles as a whole, so if there is anything I can do to assist, please let me know. SegataSanshiro1 (talk) 18:37, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

SegataSanshiro1: Yes check.svg Done I assessed it as a B, as it presents information about a large range of transport topics in the country and is well-referenced. Rcsprinter123 (confess) @ 20:31, 18 March 2015 (UTC)
Thanks! If there are any other topics which could be incorporated into this group or how I can go about doing that, then let me know. SegataSanshiro1 (talk) 21:05, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

WikiProject Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority[edit]

Hullo peeps - I've proposed the creation of Wikiproject Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The page is here, and discussion is welcomed! Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty | Averted crashes 19:43, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Several proposed names/scopes[edit]

Note your input is also sought on the several proposed names and scopes, made as this proposal has been reviewed.

Your input is still sought on the proposed WikiProject Wikipedia:WikiProject Council/Proposals/Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Thank You — Lentower (talk) 20:36, 22 May 2015 (UTC)

Bot to make changes in infobox station?[edit]

Please check Wikipedia:Bots/Requests for approval/EnzetBot. There is a bot request that may concern this wikiproject. -- Magioladitis (talk) 09:03, 15 July 2015 (UTC)

Uber RfC[edit]

Hi WikiProject Transport. There is a Request for Comment on the Uber article Talk page regarding the description of the company's growth and history in the article. Since the article is part of this WikiProject, editors here may want to join the discussion. The question under discussion is how Uber's history might be best summarized within subsections. Craig at Uber (talk) 20:16, 20 July 2015 (UTC)