It’s bad enough to drive in the dark when bus stops are barely visible, it’s even worse when there is fog so thick you have to struggle to see 200ft in front of yourself. Thankfully the stops that did have passengers waiting at them were either well lit from above or were backlit by storefront lights. With the sun starting to rise hopefully most of it will burn off within the next hour.
If you are reading this and you catch a bus early in the morning or late at night, please break out your cell phone when you see the bus approaching. You have no idea how much more visible you become. If you carry a flashlight that’s even better.
The fog has cleared up, but it’s not completely gone. And for those of you who are driving, turning your brights on during any kind of precipitation will only make visibility worse.
The day has come for your first trip on public transportation. You know where you need to go, you’ve got your map in hand as well as your bus schedule. Now comes the task of actually getting on the bus. Some of you might think, “well how hard could that possibly be?” For the vast majority of the time its pretty darn simple, but there are those select few times where it might seem like the world is against you. So hopefully with the help of this post you’ll never miss the bus again, and if you do you’ll understand why. Continue reading →