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Top 5 U.S. States Visited

Early in the beginning stages of The Keen Cosmopolitan, I listed all of the states in the U.S. I have visited or lived in, including those I have been to only at the airport on a layover.  I am not … Continue reading

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Fanning Responsibly: A rough guide to enjoying the hobby trouble-free

Railfanning and busfanning are great hobbies, can be enjoyed by everyone, and can entertain for hours, days, months, and even years.  The only way, though, to really enjoy the hobby in this day and age is responsibly.  Too many times … Continue reading

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Transit Glossary: Bus Fanning How-To

How does it work?  What does it take?  How much time and effort does it require?  What are fans or enthusiasts talking about when they say certain things?  It all sounds like mumbo-jumbo…until someone tries to explain the method behind the … Continue reading

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Transit Glossary: “Fanning”

What is fanning? To be a fan is to take interest in public transportation, whether it’s bus transit, rail transit, marine transport, or aviation.  To be an avid fan or a dedicated fan is to understand the ins and outs … Continue reading

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Transit Priority and Proof of Payment

We all talk about how slow New York City’s buses are, on average, in terms of miles per hour.  In Manhattan, where there’s more riders and more traffic, bus speeds on average are around 3.5-6.5 miles per hour, while in … Continue reading

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