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Taxi cab drivers recount awkward moments of hustling, illiteracy and condescension. From The Other Side of Midnight: Taxicab Stories. Read more

FINDINGS

Women, children, joggers, smokers, hot dog sellers, construction workers, pigeons—the whole world passes you by when you stand on the street corner long enough. This is Part One in our series. Read more

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Photo by Mandelbrot.

Stephen Henighan investigates bus travel as one of Canada's last surviving democratic spaces. Read more

Columns

You now know only that you are alive in the taxicab, seconds before it pours itself around a pole. Read more

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Before people 'poked' and 'tweeted', waving was how we said hello and goodbye to each other. Read more

Dispatches

David Collier provides some offbeat but on-target advice for cyclists who are fed up with SUVs. Read more

Comix

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Bus to Banff by Mandelbrot

The driver said, “Are you fit to travel, sir?” and the crack smoker said, “Are any of us fit to travel?" Read more

Dispatches

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a painting by Soizick Meister

Honourable mention in the 2009 Fortune Cookie Contest. Read more

Fortune Cookie Contest

Images from "Transit Secure," created for TransLink by Tribal DDB of Vancouver. Read more

FINDINGS

Two women on motorcycles: one in the dead zone of Chernobyl, and the other in the cactus country of Kamloops. Read more

Dispatches

A blizzard hits two days before Christmas, stirring up feelings of trepidation and excitement for the passengers of a bus. Read more

Dispatches

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WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

 
Is anyone but me sick to death of "impossibly," the
new (sort of) favourite adverb in contemporary
fiction?
  
Joe Tilkallen, Honolulu HI  

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