Category Archives: MAX

Observations on the Behavior of Homo Sapiens when Trains Come in Pairs

Story contributed by Roland Couture. Occasionally MAX trains in rush hour arrive in pairs about 2-3 minutes apart. The first train in any such pair will always carry most of the passengers — it’ll be a miserably full train with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday MAX – 30 Years Young!

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Of Preparedness, Personal Space, and the MAX Orange Line from Milwaukie to City Center

Story contributed by Robert Wagner – @gangsterswedish on Twitter Unlike many Portland-area public transit stalwarts, my foray into commuting via light-rail didn’t begin until the completion of the Orange Line to Milwaukie. As a resident of beautiful southeast Portland, I … Continue reading

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He Lived

After tens of thousands of hours riding public transportation, the worst physical violence I had experienced personally were a couple of punches to the head that did no damage. And I’d never seen another passenger assaulted (I’m just lucky, I … Continue reading

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Shitsplosion at the Lloyd Center Macy’s – by Dr. Something

Puppies Are Nature's Rainbows by Dr. Something An excerpt: Should not have eaten spurious leftovers, But that’s hard to remedy now I caught the westbound MAX at an inopportune time, And now I’d better think fast lest I shit my … Continue reading

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