March 31, 2003 


Persistence of Paper Tickets

The Airlines: Nothing is more annoying than losing a plane ticket and going through the nightmare (and cost) of having it re-issued. Although the majority of airlines are making efforts to go "completely electronic", there are situations where they continue... [read on...]

Posted at 03:49 PM
Category:
Aviation

 March 26, 2003 


Defamation of Public Transit

Vancouver: Okay, I know busses do collect a few strange characters from time to time, especially in smaller cities where only the poor tend to ride them, but nothing excuses GM for running this totally outrageous advertisement in the Georgia... [read on...]

Posted at 02:58 PM | Please feel free to comment (4)
Category:
Transit

 March 21, 2003 


Transferless Busses

London: The red busses of London are generally brilliant, as long as traffic is moving smoothly. But they have one particularly annoying and illogical drawback: No Transfers. Most bus systems I've been on give you a little piece of paper... [read on...]

Posted at 10:55 AM | Please feel free to comment (5)
Category:
Transit

 March 12, 2003 


The Blue Shirt Controversy

Milwaukee: Provinciality has it's benefits and it most certainly has it's drawbacks. Milwaukee's "Blue Shirt" controversy showcases the latter. The county commissioned a work of art to adorn an otherwise featureless parking structure at Mitchell Airport. The chosen piece was... [read on...]

Posted at 10:14 AM | Please feel free to comment (1)
Category:
Design