This installment of Commuter Chronicles is a little different in that it isn’t about an actual experience I’ve had using public transit. Rather, I wanted to share an interesting article I came across while reading my twitter feed over the weekend.
Boss kicked me out early, light rail is the easiest option outta there. Get to light rail station – shouldn’t be that crowded at this hour but students are one by one descending upon the platform. At least I think all these people are students. At least half the people on the platform appear to be in their early twenties and wearing backpacks. Continue reading
Sometime around mid- July, the All Star Major League Baseball event came to downtown Phoenix. Although the downtown area sees a good amount of people on any given day, an event such as this makes any given day look like a ghost town. People were everywhere, cars were everywhere and the light rail seemed to be the easiest way to get the hell out of there. Continue reading