What people hate most about public transport


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It’s disgusting to imagine, but Americans take an estimated 10 billion public transit trips each year. Here are the things people hate the most about public transport.

Accidentally sat on a wedding cake

Accidentally sat on a wedding cake

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If only you had looked, you would have noticed the intricate five-tiered wedding cake placed exactly where you sat.

Get on the wrong bus

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You probably should have been more suspicious when other passengers asked you which main class you were in.

Not a mode of transport in which you can say “Follow this car”!

Not a mode of transport in which you can say “Follow this car”!

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Due to the intermittent nature of buses, the bus driver is never receptive to you following a criminal in a high speed chase.

Horn sounds aren’t funny enough

Horn sounds aren’t funny enough

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Adding “awooga” sound from time to time would make driving the bus much more attractive.

Too cheap

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Why even bother making money if you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on fuel, car repairs, and car insurance?

Too many people around

Too many people around

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When the metro finally arrives after 20 minutes, it’s so packed that there’s no room for your agent, publicist, two stylists and nine bodyguards.

Buses always break the garage when stopping

Buses always break the garage when stopping

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Most Americans don’t have a garage with the 12-foot-6 clearance necessary for the bus to drop them inside their home.

Lack of funicular infrastructure

Lack of funicular infrastructure

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Most Americans would like to take cable cars exclusively to work, but the furthest is going up a hill in San Francisco.

Thank the bus driver with a kiss

Thank the bus driver with a kiss

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While some think it’s unnecessary, many passengers feel rude if they don’t give the bus driver at least a kiss on the cheek.

Not enough greenhouse gas emissions

Not enough greenhouse gas emissions

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It’s hard to feel like you’re leaving a mark in this world when your carbon footprint is so low.

When it’s your turn to drive the bus

When it’s your turn to drive the bus

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There’s nothing worse than realizing it’s your turn to drive the bus when you’re already late for work.

See the little old lady

See the little old lady

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What is that poor woman doing on the bus? She looks so tired. The machine will eventually suck all of our lives away.

Hard to eat soup

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Too much sloshing.

Conductors don’t wear those little hats anymore

Conductors don’t wear those little hats anymore

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It is no coincidence that the efficiency of the subway dropped after conductors stopped wearing these stylish caps.

Underground subways are full of moles

Underground subways are full of moles

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All subway users have had the harrowing experience of seeing a group of moles frolicking in the underground tunnels in which they dwell.

People only get pregnant to get a seat on the bus

People only get pregnant to get a seat on the bus

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It’s disgusting how much people will do just to get a seat on the bus.

You wonder if one of the strangers you meet on the bus is really God

You wonder if one of the strangers you meet on the bus is really God

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In reality, only two to three people in each bus are the Divine Creator Himself.

The train don’t go ‘Choo-Choo’

The train don’t go ‘Choo-Choo’

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For many people, traveling by train has very limited appeal if a mustachioed man in a smart little cap doesn’t pull on a string to sound a cheerful steam whistle.

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