Action News in Philadelphia reports on the latest appearance of the “Love Trolley”:
In the spirit of “Brotherly Love” and Valentine’s Day, [Gary] Mason tricked out his trolley with hearts, lights, and flowers galore. It’s something he’s done since 1993, but his display has grown tremendously since then.
Mason is a 34-year veteran of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
(SEPTA), whose love for trolleys is evident—Mason also decorates his trolley for Halloween and Christmas.
Melissa Komar also reported on mason’s Love Trolley in an article from the same time of the year in 2019. Komar shares numerous quotes from mason in that earlier article, including this statement about the universality of the love Mason hopes to share: “I want them to feel good even if they don’t have a love [….] Mostly everyone falls in love even if they just love their car or their dog. Everybody can relate to love.”