How Many People Fit On The S1?

This is the front of the S1 bus this morning, filled to capacity.

Even the often empty area past the back door is elbow to eyeball with passengers.

Yet what happens when we stop to let on passengers? The silent bus driver allows over anxious wanna-be riders to cram the bus more.

At some point, passed often on cold or wet mornings, kindness to fellow man becomes a danger to other men.

WMATA, how about adding a gentle but firm, “Sorry, the bus is full. Please catch the next bus,” training to your bus driver skill set?

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Married, mortgaged, and soon to be a father, Wayan Vota is in the fast lane to mid-life respectability – until the day his brood finds his intimate journal of global traveling and curses him with the ever-eternal reply “I’m gonna be just like you, Dad!”

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