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transport

Does Yarra Trams think we’re all nine feet tall?

Some people do need reminding that you should let people off before barging on yourself, so it makes sense to put some reminders on the trams. Unfortunately they’re so high up that few people are likely to even notice them. From the looks of it they’ve been placed to be adjacent the internal “rhino” stickers […]

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transport

Standing up for passengers

In a crowded train the other day (caused by a cancellation), both I and another bloke got up at the same time to offer an old lady senior citizen of the female persuasion a seat. He caught her eye first, but as it happens another lady in need of a seat got on at the […]

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Melbourne Ranting

Walking etiquette

I hope my kids don’t feel offended when I point out good etiquette to them. I think they probably know it all by now, but sometimes I’ll point it out just to remind them, and sometimes I’ll point it out/affirm their actions a little louder than usual so that others in the vicinity can get […]

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transport

Backpacks aren’t actually people

From Canada’s National Post (they have a few others too, but I liked this one the best). Related: 19/1/2004: MX’s guide to PT etiquette

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Culture

It’s just not that hard

It’s just not that hard to stub out that cigarette when you get rid of it, rather than chucking it on the ground. It’s just not that hard to look at the lights outside the lift when it arrives. If the top light is on, it’s going up. If the bottom light is on, it’s […]