Tag Archives: bus

Can we just talk about how awesome it was that I jumped into a moving bus?

A few nights ago, I was meeting some friends in downtown for dinner.  I made sure to check the Metro app before leaving the house in order to plan my trip accordingly.  We were meeting up at 8:30, and that’s a rather crucial time to catch a bus.  After peak hours, buses come much less […]

Finding a Way Home After the Phone Battery Dies

Smartphones are the Swiss Army knives of green commuting.  With a smartphone, a commuter can find out when the next bus comes using the Metro app.  Google Maps will generate the best route for bikers, walkers or metro riders.  Ride sharing apps like Lyft and Uber will bring a driver to your location to give […]

BUSted! Storytelling Wins Emerging Ideas Award at the New Urbanism Film Festival

Wow, great news!  The storytelling show and Hoff the Beaten Path favorite, BUSted!, has won the Emerging Ideas Award at the New Urbanism Film Festival. The Festival featured four days of film, interactive events and workshops that aimed to encourage a dialogue about making Los Angeles a more walkable, sustainable, and thriving community.  BUSted! was […]

BUSted! June Edition

It’s that time of month again.  No, not that, you sicko!  Tomorrow is the monthly storytelling event, BUSted! True Stories About Getting Around LA by People Who Don’t Drive.  As always, BUSted! is hosted and produced by Scott Schultz, who is an incredible story teller.  The line up is really great, which makes me honored to be included as a featured storyteller.  The event is free […]

Be Careful What You Wish For

As I write this blog entry, I sit in a Bolt Bus from Vegas to LA (more on that later). I became very excited when I realized there were only five other riders on the bus, and none of them young children. I sprawled out across the seat and got comfortable. I was nearly falling […]

BUSted! Storytelling Event Tonight

Hey lovelies!  If you are in Los Angeles tonight, you should come to this great storytelling event, BUSted!  Hosted by Scott Schultz, this event features storytellers sharing their real tales of getting around Los Angeles without a car. And guess what?  I’m going to be one of tonight’s featured storytellers! But seriously, you should go […]

BUSted!

Last Thursday, March 27th, I had the pleasure of attending and incredible story slam called BUSted, which took place at Stories Cafe and Books in Silverlake!  The topic of the slam was about people who get around Los Angeles without a car.  A friend on Facebook invited me, and it seemed like a justifiable reason […]