Commuting with Nature
- Easy rider. Trillin, Calvin // New Yorker;08/12/96, Vol. 72 Issue 23, p80
Discusses the author's experiences as a commuter using his MetroCard. Concept of empowerment; Subways; Buses; Lack of popularity of MetroCard.
- Move to the Rear. Montague, Dolph // Saturday Evening Post;12/20/1947, Vol. 220 Issue 25, p38
The article presents an anecdote about bus commuting.
- Overheard. Dubner, Stephen J. // New York;8/9/93, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p34
Presents an anecdote on a conductor's announcement to passengers of the delay of an eastbound N train at Queensboro Plaza, New York. Incompetence of supervision.
- Perplexed. // New Yorker;3/15/1958, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p34
The article presents an anecdote about a boy who is asking his mother about her reason for commuting by bus rather than by taxi.
- ON THE BUS. Franzen, Jonathan // New Yorker;02/05/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 45, p30
Relates the author's personal views and experiences while riding a bus. Importance of bathrooms in buses; Correlation of a slow bus drive with the marching at Maryland Avenue around the Supreme Court; Comparison of simple pleasures with riding a bus.
- Railroad Reading. Powers, William J.; Garvey, Michael // Trains;Dec99, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p62
Recounts experiences of some railroad transportation employees and train passengers.
- Tall tales from an unexpected visitor. Trowbridge, Clinton W. // Christian Science Monitor;6/29/95, Vol. 87 Issue 150, p16
Presents an experience of the author when a person cheated him by selling him a powder which he claimed would cause the moss to fall down from the trees in front of the author's house.
- A lake lover learns to love its weeds. Powley, Sarah A. // Christian Science Monitor;6/29/95, Vol. 87 Issue 150, p17
Presents an account of the author's memories of his childhood when he used to pull out stones, leaves and weeds from the shore of a lake in front of his house to make the shore suitable for swimming.
- The great bike race and the kid on the clunker. Kelly, Jeffrey // Christian Science Monitor;7/11/95, Vol. 87 Issue 157, p16
Recounts the author's childhood experience of entering a bicycle race during the Fair Day celebrations in his town.