public transit

11 May 2020

Poor Interpretations of International Signs That Will Make You Giggle

The fire extinguisher sign was what started it all. Standing on a subway platform in Copenhagen, I wondered what the half circle was about. Kinda looked like a taco… We are fortunate to live on a planet with a multitude of different people and cultures. Try as we might, there’s

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18 Mar 2020

Transit Agency Relaxes San Francisco Parking Enforcement During Shelter Order

By Jerold Chinn Some San Francisco residents told to stay home for three weeks experienced added frustration with parking tickets issued for street cleaning violations Tuesday. The city has since revised that policy. Mayor London Breed Tuesday evening at a press conference that parking control officers will no longer be

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22 Mar 2021

Legendary Artist Jeremy Fish Has Designed a Limited Edition BAS Shirt!

I’m SOOO excited to announce the release of this rad new shirt. The legendary San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish put a lot of thought and effort into creating something that reflects all the various things we do at BrokeAssStuart.com. We worked with him to come up with is this fantastic design:

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13 Nov 2019

Breed Tapped a New Transit Agency Director to Fix Muni

Mayor London Breed Wednesday tapped a new director of transportation to lead the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.  The mayor and city at large hope Jeffrey Tumlin can do what Ed Reiskin failed to do before him: Fix the damn Muni system. Reiskin resigned in April under intense criticism. Muni

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09 Jan 2014

Reasons Why New York is Better than San Francisco

Not that long ago, I wrote a post for this very website which chronicled my experience as a sun-kissed, burrito-fed Californian living for three years in NYC.  Soft of heart and fake blonder of hair, I bemoaned New York’s frigid winters, sleazy one-upping “networkers,” and lack of publicly-placed recycling bins.

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03 Oct 2010

Confessions of an Unrepentant Door Hoverer

My name is Ricardo. I am a door hoverer. You may recognize me from essentially every train you have ever been on. It usually looks like this: Train doors open, people flow out, you move to step in – but you can’t. There is somebody in your way. You squeeze

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30 Jun 2010

Why the New Clipper Card is Good News for The Brokes

If you haven’t ridden any Bay Area public transit in a while (I know! It’s expensive these days, right?) you might have missed out on the billions of ads for the new one-card-to-rule-them-all transit pass system called Clipper. Apparently Clipper isn’t much more than a fancy focus-grouped version of Translink,

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 2