Tag Archives: Dr. Jeff

Respect the Rider

When I board my early-morning MAX and settle in for the long trip, I often glance up and see one of those ubiquitous “Respect the Ride” placards. Anyone who rides Trimet with any regularity has seen them, sitting up there … Continue reading

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Doctor Jeff Talks Transit on the Sprocket Podcast

Brock Dittus and Brandon Rhodes, hosts of The Sprocket Podcast, introduced a special guest on episode 48: Dr. Jeff Guardalabene – perhaps best known to TriMet Diaries readers as frequent contributor Doctor Jeff. You may also know him as @Doctor_Jeff … Continue reading

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It’s okay to slow down a little

I’ll admit it. I occasionally allow myself to explore that “what if” fantasy that all long-haul transit commuters entertain from time to time. What if I was driving today? I could be there already! I wouldn’t be sitting next to … Continue reading

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A Day Without Commuting . . .

I won’t be on the train tomorrow. This fact alone will make it unlike most other weekdays in my working life. I’ve got good reasons – I’m heading to Ashland to take part in an annual get-together with my aging … Continue reading

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I Ride

It’s 6:14 on a Monday morning. I’m reassured by the sweep of hard white light skittering across the rails – my train is on time. Back at home, my girlfriend slumbers, having settled back into sleep after a drowsy early-morning … Continue reading

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