Every time I take public transportation I am reminded why I dislike being around crowds of random people. The disrespect of space, the lack of civility, not to mention hygiene, all sorts of mob mentality, loss of individuality and diffusion of responsibilty.
Top it all with packs of children taking all of the metro car or bus. No it is not cute when they step on your feet. It is not okay when their back packs smack you in face. When they yell in your ear or when they tap the back of your seat with their feet. I think people enable a lot of their bad behavior just because their children, instead of teaching them proper etitquette of living in a society at a young age. How are these kids going to coexist when the earth’s population goes beyond what it is now in the future? Anyway, this is a topic for another day.
I don’t want to mention the highschoolers at the end of their school day or all the deranged and creepy people roaming around the transit. Did I ever mention I was elbowed in the stomach at a metro door because some asshole wanted tocover for his buddy’s iphone roberry attempt? Well, I just did.
By the end of every journey I am sincerely grateful I got out of the whole mess still lucid, sane and safe. It’s often a very stressful experience for me. I prefer the safety and privacy of my own car.