After half a year without telling you about my experiences in the public transport, I’m back with a matter of human rights — or almost. Last month a Catalan blogger requested to the void — since none of his followers have a saying in the issue — that silent carriages on trains be installed. Although … Continue reading Twins on their father’s side in the underground
After more than one year worried about the crisis and even more time worried about the environment, it’s surprising to see that obvious measures are not taken. When you access the underground in Barcelona, you enter an electronic world full of screens, loudspeakers and light signs. This applies not only to the corridors, but also … Continue reading Economy and ecology in the underground
Amongst all the things that could go wrong in the public transport because of the shameful managing they do, who would think about temperature? If we thought about weak points of the public transport, we would think about: frequency, punctuality, price, vehicle’s condition, customer service, information... Who would think that the air conditioning would sometimes … Continue reading Summer is aproaching, wear your winter clothes!
About nobody ever bothering creating a department or hiring someone to control the image of the underground of Barcelona or how the ones who should be doing this don’t care at all. Everybody knows that most of the public transport companies are not too worried about linguistics. If you know some other language apart from … Continue reading And so this is (still) Christmas
Some weeks ago, I told you about the savage animals ― in the most pejorative meaning of it ― that you can find in the underground. I wrote about what happens at the doors of the trains, but that was just one of the many annoying things those animals are capable to do. I’m going … Continue reading A place to stay
People who use the underground are, by definition, rude savages. It’s hard to survive down there if you’re not one of them, mainly because they awake your instincts and you end up imprisoned. Let’s focus on a tiny spot: the doors. They are few more than one meter wide and act for few seconds in … Continue reading Ladies at the underground doors