Purpose

To consolidate, disseminate, and gather information concerning the 710 expansion into our San Rafael neighborhood and into our surrounding neighborhoods. If you have an item that you would like posted on this blog, please e-mail the item to Peggy Drouet at pdrouet@earthlink.net

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The 10 Commandments of Transit

http://www.transitcommandments.com/


Some humbly proposed suggestions for being a good human on transport both public and private. Suggest new commandments right here.



Wherever there is injustice, you will find this book. Wherever there is suffering, this book will be there. Wherever some guy is sitting on an aisle seat with his bag on an empty window seat, you will find: The 10 Commandments of Transit. Now available in a handy pocket-sized edition. 
Wherever there is injustice, you will find this book. Wherever there is suffering, this book will be there. Wherever some guy is sitting on an aisle seat with his bag on an empty window seat, you will find: The 10 Commandments of Transit. Now available in a handy pocket-sized edition.



1. Know thy driver, and praise them.
Hail to the bus driver, bus driver, bus driver. Hail to the bus driver, bus driver man—or woman. 
1. Know thy driver, and praise them.
Hail to the bus driver, bus driver, bus driver. Hail to the bus driver, bus driver man—or woman.



2. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s seat.
Your personal space ends where your fellow passengers’ personal space begins. Keep your ass, elbows and feet in check. 
2. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s seat.
Your personal space ends where your fellow passengers’ personal space begins. Keep your ass, elbows and feet in check.

3. Remember thy surroundings, to keep them holy.
Phone calls: If they must be long, make sure they’re not loud. If they must be loud, make sure they’re not long. Keep your music and other conversations down, too.
3. Remember thy surroundings, to keep them holy.
Phone calls: If they must be long, make sure they’re not loud. If they must be loud, make sure they’re not long. Keep your music and other conversations down, too.

4. Love thy neighbor as thyself.
We’re all in this together (‘this’ being both life and this bus.) Treat your fellow passengers as you’d like to be treated.
4. Love thy neighbor as thyself.
We’re all in this together (‘this’ being both life and this bus.) Treat your fellow passengers as you’d like to be treated.

5. Thou shalt break bread at home, not in thy seat.
That taco/burger/curry doesn’t deserve to be eaten on a cramped, poorly ventilated bus. Take it home, maybe throw on a little music, dance with it. Your fellow passengers, and your meal, will thank you.
5. Thou shalt break bread at home, not in thy seat.
That taco/burger/curry doesn’t deserve to be eaten on a cramped, poorly ventilated bus. Take it home, maybe throw on a little music, dance with it. Your fellow passengers, and your meal, will thank you.


6. Thou shalt not sit in an aisle seat and put thy bag on an empty window seat. 
Your backpack may have had a hard day, but it doesn’t need its own seat. Seriously.
6. Thou shalt not sit in an aisle seat and put thy bag on an empty window seat. 
Your backpack may have had a hard day, but it doesn’t need its own seat. Seriously.



7. Thou shalt yield your seat to those in need.
It won’t hurt you to stand, but it might be hard for someone else.
7. Thou shalt yield your seat to those in need.
It won’t hurt you to stand, but it might be hard for someone else.


8. Thou shalt keep thy shoes on.
Please don’t let out the odors within.
8. Thou shalt keep thy shoes on.
Please don’t let out the odors within.



9. Take thy trash with you.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure—unless it’s an empty water bottle or a coffee cup, in which case it’s probably still trash, so please take it with you and recycle. 
9. Take thy trash with you.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure—unless it’s an empty water bottle or a coffee cup, in which case it’s probably still trash, so please take it with you and recycle.



10. Thou shalt be grateful for the journey.
Appreciate the view out of your window, and this pause in your day
10. Thou shalt be grateful for the journey.
Appreciate the view out of your window, and this pause in your day