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Not Dead Bodies, But Live Plants

You would think that with all the yellow tape there would be a lot of dead bodies in the area, but actually its just protection for the latest beautification project of the Mass Transit System (MTS). Instead of police detectives, several MTS employees were busy working on keeping drought resistant plants growing at the 12th and Imperial Transit Center.

Michael Monroe of the MTS had a crew working at 1255 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. He said, “We’ve been planting here for several weeks now but the MTS is always working on beautification and clean ups all over San Diego.”

He joked that instead of the dead bodies that might be expected with yellow tape, they are actually protecting from rushing commuters the growing drought resistant plants and cactus that help beautify the Transit Center. Some of the plants used are: 1) Opuntia Microdasys, a cinnamon commonly called Bunny Ears; 2) Opuntia Robusta, commonly called Dinner Plate Cactus; 3) Opuntia Santa Rita, a beautiful purple plant; and 4) Agave Americana, a green pointed cactus.

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You would think that with all the yellow tape there would be a lot of dead bodies in the area, but actually its just protection for the latest beautification project of the Mass Transit System (MTS). Instead of police detectives, several MTS employees were busy working on keeping drought resistant plants growing at the 12th and Imperial Transit Center.

Michael Monroe of the MTS had a crew working at 1255 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. He said, “We’ve been planting here for several weeks now but the MTS is always working on beautification and clean ups all over San Diego.”

He joked that instead of the dead bodies that might be expected with yellow tape, they are actually protecting from rushing commuters the growing drought resistant plants and cactus that help beautify the Transit Center. Some of the plants used are: 1) Opuntia Microdasys, a cinnamon commonly called Bunny Ears; 2) Opuntia Robusta, commonly called Dinner Plate Cactus; 3) Opuntia Santa Rita, a beautiful purple plant; and 4) Agave Americana, a green pointed cactus.

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It's nice to know that the MTS is spending hard earned money(sarcasm noted) on plants instead of, oh, I don't know, BETTER SERVICE!!!!!!!! A**hole,cgoblin',motherfin' douchebags!

Nov. 4, 2009

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