Of all the days to NOT have my headphones

Of all the days to NOT have my headphones

Photo Credit: Unknown CTA Photographer

Boarded the bus from 56th St, and ended up on the bus with tourists leaving the Museum of Science and Industry. Well, this older gentleman and his grandson boarded and sat behind me. He proceeded to read a story to his grandson from the time he sat down until the time he approached his stop… Read More »

The Elderly with Attitudes

The Elderly with Attitudes

Photo Credit: Ryan Bytes

So, this elderly man boarded the bus with $1.10 in his hand, but before he could put his fare in, the following conversation ensued: Driver asked, “Do you have a Reduced Fare Card?” The elderly man said, “No.” Driver responds, “Well full fare is $2.25.” The man got an attitude and said, “I ain’t gotta… Read More »

Folks act like they are scared of the back of the bus

Folks act like they are scared of the back of the bus

Photo Credit: Trevor Logan, Jr.

Your follow commuters want to get to their destination just like you do. There is no reason why folks should be pressed up against the front door of the bus when there is space in the back. If everyone moved all the way back, continuously as folks exit, then everyone’s commute will be smoother.

Extended buses are a must!!!

Extended buses are a must!!!

Photo Credit: So Cal Metro

Considering rush hour, the length of the route, and the number of passengers using this route, the #6 Jackson Park Express bus should always utilize the extended buses. 6 stops into the route, folks are taking up every empty space on the bus…packed in here like sardines. The sheer number of people that are passed… Read More »