Category Archive: Public Transport

The Imaginary Personal Space Conundrum

Sometimes I feel like the universe likes to test my patience by putting me in close proximity with people who have a very different concept of personal space. The lady on the bus… Continue reading

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Commuters

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions like going to the gym regularly or quitting smoking. While these resolutions are fine, I have a few suggestions for the people who take public transportation… Continue reading

The Road to Scary Driving Starts in Dubai

If you regularly read this space you’ve probably figured out that I’m not too thrilled with the people I meet on the bus and metro. So you might be wondering why I don’t… Continue reading

Are You Licensed to Ride the Bus?

In order to drive a car, you have to take lessons and pass a test. I strongly believe that transit users should also be subject to rigorous testing, because they too can be… Continue reading

Public transport could be improved by removing the public

Anybody who uses public transportation on a regular basis knows some spots are more strategic or comfortable than others. For a long journey you will ideally find a spot where you have something… Continue reading