Tagged: metro

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Second time around

I’ve done my metro good deed for the day so I should have a good evening. Not only did I direct a couple to the correct train (they were already on mine going the wrong way), I told someone to...

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Rituals

I realize that I forgot to do anything to observe April Fools Day this year. In lieu of a joke, it is understood that by reading this sentence you agree to the terms and conditions of having been pranked. Ha!...

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Why do you want to take pictures of the metro, anyway?

Ah the morning after a night of drinking where you know you’ve narrowly avoided a hangover, but your mouth still feels like sandpaper. Thankfully I had my clothes laid out already, so getting out of the house was no trouble....

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We wuz robbed!

I was promised snow and freezing rain and icy conditions, the whole wintry mix and what do I get this morning? NOTHING! But I did find a crumpled up $10 bill on the floor of the metro station this morning....

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Metro cutbacks and fare hikes?

There’s a proposed 2008 budget for Metro that would result in both reduced service and fare hikes (makes perfect sense to me!) that has more than a few riders crying foul and reaching for their car keys. I remember living...

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City moments

Last night I made the stupid mistake of not factoring in HWB (hailing while black) time when trying to get a cab from Halo to Firefly for dinner. All told about 9 cabs (with no fares inside and with their...

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Not yer usual Monday

My Monday morning is defined by the meetings that I usually have til lunchtime. This morning they were all canceled, what’s an office drone to do?! Thankfully the group trip out to Starbucks killed way more time than it should...

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you can’t please ’em

Ah Metro, Metro, Metro… nice try, I’ll grant you that. It was a good effort putting cameras in the regular rail cars and having employees monitor passenger habits for months to see how to improve upon the rail car design....

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Monday Funnies

The day has calmed down a bit and I’m cutting out a little bit early to try and avoid long lines at Metro Center. I finally caught up with my webcomics and the recent Sinfest and Ctrl-Alt-Del cracked me up...