Author Archives: Dr. Jeff

About Dr. Jeff

Dr. Jeff, in real life Dr. Jeff Guardalabene, is a Portland-area psychologist, who logs 300-plus miles on TriMet each week. He often live-tweets his commute to avoid intellectual stimulation. He lives with his wife and their five children and blogs about psychology issues at Follow @Doctor_Jeff on Twitter.

MAX Noir

As captured by @doctor_jeff on Instagram. Photo republished here with permission.

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TriMet to pedestrians: lead, follow, or get the hell out of the way

“The technology just wasn’t ready,” said Harry Saporta, TriMet’s safety and security executive. “There have been a lot of advances since then.” When I initially saw this quote highlighted in one of the 137 TriMet stories Joe Rose is assigned … Continue reading

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Get those wallets out – here comes the BusBag®

The big news among the hip alt-commuter types is that an “invisible” bike helmet has been invented. Joe Rose, always first on the scene, writes about it here. Oh, I hear the doubters among those of you who aren’t part … Continue reading

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Rise of the Ticket Machines

Big news around the world these days – elections in Libya, raging wildfires, little old ladies dying after meeting the president – but these all pale in significance when set against the headlines right here in our little town. In … Continue reading

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In the spaces between

Author’s Note: The first thing that happens during each morning’s commute is a walk of about a mile. I’ve come to love these walks, rain or shine or inky black, for the reflective time with which they bless me. Between … Continue reading

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