- The bus is not smelly or dirty, generally speaking, nor is it full to the brim with borderline psychotics.
- Bicycle lanes are intended for the use of bicycles. Not joggers, strollers, skateboards, or kick scooters, but bicycles.
- Sidewalks are intended for the use of pedestrians, skateboards, kick scooters, etc., but not bicycles.
- The back of the bus is going to the same place as the rest of the bus- which means it's a-okay to stand back there, rather than smoosh together so tightly that nobody can board.
- Board at the front door, exit at the rear.
- SUV-sized strollers don't fit well on buses, especially at rush hour.
- Metro does not serve Riverside.
- Bicycle lanes, just like nearly every other kind of lane, travel in one direction only. In fact, they're even painted with helpful little arrows to remind you of which direction that is.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
I'm in a ranty mood today, so here goes. What follows is a short list of simple truths about alternative transportation that are nevertheless ignored by many denizens of Riverside: