BART engages LA Metro in Twitter haiku battle

Oh shit, pop the popcorn, you guys! Here it all is, in the order in which it transpired.

SNAP!

#weaksauce

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Found: A very special manspreader

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Attention, everyone: We’ve found the most special man in San Francisco! You know how we know? Look at him here on Muni: his very special, large but delicate balls need — no, we should say deserve — their own space while he reads his very special book, probably pondering especially important thoughts that only he can conjure, because he is such a special unique snowflake. How dare you suggest that he should scoot over for someone else to sit down while he is doing such important work? His universe has no time for such pedestrian ideas like kindness and courtesy, so leave this special man be!

We found this latest manspreading offender courtesy of Muni rider Jack Lakeshore on the Muni Diaries Facebook page. If you find any other special people on Muni like this guy or this equal-opportunity womanspreader, holler at us #munidiaries.

Muni bus as Pinewood Derby car is errything

You guys just can’t stop with the Muni <3, can you?

WonderlandSF sells these bad boys, and says they still have some available. My birthday is right around the corner, you know?

Here’s a video of the pinewood derby cars racing at the Wonderland store. Wonderland is on 1266 Valencia between 24th and 23rd, so you can go and check it out for yourself.

Previously …
This Muni cake is here to make your day
Friends surprise new Muni operator with super-custom cake
Gifts For Muni Lovers (Haters Too)
Muni Love/Hate in Collage Form

This is not the type of car Muni imagined for its tunnels

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Well, well. Lookee there, wouldya? Muni rider Reece floated this one over to us via muni.diaries.sf@gmail.com. Here’s Reece:

I was waiting for the N with my pup when a woman suddenly zooms into the Muni tunnel. ~10 minutes later, we see her trying to back out (she was stuck), with an inbound N hot on her heels. It took a good 5 minutes (and lots of yelling from the Muni workers) before she freed herself.

The rivalry between Muni and automobiles continues …

Bus driver loves driving the bus so much, she got a rad tattoo

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From the “I Wish I Loved My Job That Much” files comes the story of a Minneapolis bus driver who freaking loves the eff out of her job.

The Star Tribune has more about Angi Stevens, a five-year veteran Metro Transit transit driver:

“It’s been a hit,” said Stevens, 29, of Minneapolis. “Some people think I’m crazy. Others think it’s cool. Many people talk about it. I look down at this and say this is what I do and I’m really good at it.”

Stevens won Minneapolis’ bus “roadeo” (Muni started doing this again recently, btw—see here). The former bartender got the tattoo to celebrate her fifth anniversary driving the bus in Minneapolis. The whole Star Tribune story about Stevens is worth a read.

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