The Case Against Rahm

I wish I could be with Rahm and feel Chicago is in the hands of a tough, capable leader. But I’ve come to understand that our great city is about to re-elect a guy just as bad or worse than Rod Blagojevich. I wish I were exaggerating. If this…

Forget Tokens: Commuters Can Now Pay Subway Fare by Recycling

Brilliant idea:¬†Beijing riders can pay their subway fare by recycling bottles. In contrast, Chicago just rolled out a new fare card system that charges a fee if you don’t use it – not the subway, the card. Of course, it’s lighter than hauling a bag of bottles, but it’s…

Loud People on the Train

Today i got fed up with people who talk too loudly on the train.¬† Just as the announcement said “please be respectful of others when talking” these two fellow riders talked several decibels louder than was considerate. The girl on the right is stressed about the jockeying for position…