16 Types of Commuters You Love to Hate
Photo by archijoey
Are you a Pole Hugger, a Napper, or a Squeezer on Muni? The list-obsessed Buzzfeed has categorized 16 types of commuters that everybody hates. What’s your biggest commuter etiquette pet peeve?
Among the most offensive on the Buzzfeed list: The One That Won’t Move to the Middle of the Train, The Door Opener (“There’s always someone trying to pry the door open, and the worst part about it is when that beeping alarm sounds until the doors are completely closed.”), and The Inconsiderate Prick.
Although we’re pretty familiar with most of these offenses, I have still yet to see a “Gym Rat” on Muni. Maybe I’m riding the wrong lines?
The list of subway etiquette offenses is pretty universal. Check out this illustrated list of creatures that haunt the Tokyo subway. My favorite is The Backpack:
Thanks to you, we have some tips about how not to be one of these hated commuters. Don’t be a Sir Spreads-a-Lot!
- How to give up your seat on Muni gracefully
- What to do when you see someone on crutches on the bus
- What to do when you encounter a Muni seat hog
- What to do when you have morning sickness on Muni