‘G-dee’ Mini Bus Chronicle  


Our office has recently relocated to its original location that was under renovations and parking is a complete frustration. Since we are in a commercial vicinity there is rarely any available parking during the regular hours of the day and there is a daily race to find the few available spots. He who gets it is considered victorious!!
Quite frankly, I don’t care to be a part, nor do I intend to frustrate myself by circling the block in hopes of finding an unguarded parking spot. So, I have decided to use public transportation to commute.
When I told my siblings this they laughed hysterically at me with much pity and tried to convince me otherwise. They said I wouldn’t last and I should reconsider my plans. Having not wavered to their appeal, I am happy to say that this is my second week of commuting using public transportation.
During a morning break in the cafeteria, I told my colleagues how I was managing only to learn that I was having bus blues because I was doing it wrong!!!

Here are 5 tips they shared with me:

  1. Take the bus that’s second in line to leave (to get a good seat and be less cramped between others) but not if you’re in a hurry.
  2. Always get in the front seat since you only must share that space with one other person.
  3. Always have the exact fare to avoid being overcharged
  4. Avoid taking old buses- fancier buses are less likely to attract people with poor hygiene because they’re strict about who they allow in.
  5. Always take your earphones with you ( most public mini buses have the absolute worst taste in music).

What tips would you share?

2 thoughts on “‘G-dee’ Mini Bus Chronicle  

  1. when asked to shake down abit, so that they can overload the bus, just turn your head to the window and pretend that you didn’t hear or you just don’t understand.

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