Transit riding tips at random

What follows are one veteran straphanger’s tips, tricks and general counsel on getting about on public transit.  I don’t think they’ll amount to much, and cheerfully acknowledge that you regularly share seats with riders better qualified than me to write this post.  But they didn’t write it, and I have.  So: In no particular order:…

Graffiti on the 14 bus

Two years ago in Public Transit in L.A.: an older-but-wiser look back, I grumbled that I have seen graffiti in some San Francisco buses worse than I’d expect in a public bathroom on Venice beach.  Those of you lucky enough to straphang in better governed cities might have thought I was exaggerating. If only, if…

Back to Transitophile …

… if you’ve been rudely redirected, and are wondering why the URL in the address bar looks unfamiliar. You’re not on a Russian spam site. You didn’t swallow anything funny at lunch. This blog now lives at transitophile.com. Just like the original transitophile.blogspot.com, but without those pesky nine extra characters. No more redirects (I sincerely…

Posts from TransitoPhile blog …

… are below, thanks to the importing capabilities of WordPress.  I don’t think they look as nice as they did on transitophile.blogspot.com, but suppose I should be grateful that I can pull them in at all. In any case, you’ve been informed.  Posts below = 2011.  Posts above = 2013 and later.