It’s March 18. Have you hugged your bus driver today?
March 18 is Transit Driver Appreciation Day. And while you’re probably better off not hugging the driver of the #36 Broadway (that screen might get in the way), you can at least give him or her a hearty welcome and wish thim a great day.
If you’re really moved by Transit Driver Appreciation Day, you could go to the website and print out a thank you card.
According to the site, “Transit Driver Appreciation Day was conceived in 2009 by some riders in Seattle, and we think it’s a great way to honor the many hard-working men and women who keep us all moving every day.”
I heartily agree. Too bad you can’t hug your train motorman, since he’s hiding in his compartment, working hard.
Oh, and why March 18? “That’s the day that bus service is believed to have debuted in Paris in 1662.”
There you have it.
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