A shepherd guides his goats through one of the stops along the light rail, a new form of public transportation, on May 8, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There are two lines – the blue line goes north-south, the green line goes east-west. The mostly elevated train was constructed by the Chinese and opened in 2015.
What happens if you have an emergency but you're hearing impaired, have a speech disability, or the situation could get worse if you make noise? For those in certain areas of the US, emergency victims now have the option to text 911. Certainly a sign of progress, but there are major caveats to the service as it stands now.