transportation

In Defense of Those Pesky Bird Scooters Everyone is Complaining About (and All Other Alternate…

Every workday around 12:30 p.m., I leave my desk, open my Bird scooter app and search for the nearest electric scooter. If I’m lucky, there’s…

You’re Flashing Your Headlights Wrong

There are, in this crazy world, but a few immutable truths: The earth is round, the sun sets in the west, and when you flash…

When You Can and Cannot Say ‘No’ When Someone Asks to Switch Seats With You on an Airplane

For seven years, Tim Roscoe worked as a fund-raiser for the University of Virginia, taking upwards of 20 flights per month to solicit donations from…

My Waking Nightmare Aboard a Startup Company’s Sleeper Bus

There’s an awkward distance of 400 miles between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and I’ve covered it just about every way that a vagabond can….