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31 Aug 2021

Transit Agencies Slash September Fares to Welcome Riders Back

Several Bay Area transit systems are offering riders serious discounts for the month of September. Beginning Wednesday, passengers will see half-off or free fares for trips on a variety of rail cars, trains and buses. While Muni is not jumping aboard the month-long discount initiative, all youth ages 18 and

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07 Apr 2016

The Worst Passive Aggressive Moves on BART

As someone who lives in Oakland and works in San Francisco, I deeply understand the psychic and sensory warfare involved with commuter life. BART can mentally break you if you give it an inch, thus it’s best to approach the whole fiasco with a little piss and vinegar in your

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Feb 2013

Bus/Train Etiquette in NYC for the Fellow Broke-Ass Travelers

Just a little word of advice for the fellow broke-ass bus and train riders: There ARE actually a list of do’s and don’ts that may be useful to some or useful to others when it comes to riding the bus or train. These rules are also specific to NYC travelers.

Joanne Rae - Coinless Wanderer 3
03 Oct 2012

Dating In New York Can Be A Bitch Y’all

Coming from a sweet, idyllic little town in North Carolina (seriously, my hometown’s slogan is “The Friendly City by the Sea”), wading through the convoluted waters of the New York dating scene can be downright disheartening. If dating back home was a refreshing dip in the lake, dating in NYC

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
24 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Mom Survives a Travelling Partner

With my husband travelling quite a bit lately, it’s got me thinking how does a Broke-Ass Mom survive without her Broke-Ass partner? (I also think about all you single parents out there, and every day I have a new found respect for you, really, you should all be proud of

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 0
30 Sep 2011

Broke-Ass Mom and Mass Transit 201

If you think you’ve mastered mass transit because since last week you’ve become a black belt in riding a train, think again. We have yet to discuss how to get on and off a train or a bus. The first question is how far do you have to walk to

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06 Feb 2010

Short People on the Train

Short people’I am watching you.  That means you’yah, you, short lady.  You probably don’t think I can see you because I am taller than you.  Well, around 5’8” if you must know.  And you are what, maybe 5 feet?  Interesting.  My sister is 5 feet tall so maybe I am

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
10 Dec 2009

Better Late Than Never….

Today was kind of a crazy day.  Boyfriend sick and I needed to run errands for juice &c  and do my best Florence Nightengale impression order to nurse him back to health. Then I sat down to write my feature, but first checked my email and thank goodness I did. 

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