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Public Transit Passengers Are Weird

Friday, February 12, 2010 17:08 GMT

PITTSBURGH (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Riding the bus or the subway can get pretty weird sometimes.

That’s why John-Michael started peopleofpublictransit.com, where he shares photos of folks doing all sorts of strange, unhygienic, or innately human things while riding city transportation.

He’s caught passengers peeing, pooping, fighting, dressed in wacky outfits, and barfing on public transit.

However, John-Michael doesn’t think the bus or subway brings out the crazy in people.

Instead, it gives them a space to be their nutty selves without interruption.

He explains, “People are just being who they are in a place where they cannot leave. It’s a confined area, so transients looking for money or people looking for attention do what they want and you have to look.”

Public transit in Japan seems to be the strangest because people there tend to “get raunchy” on the bus.

Still, for the most part, people on public transit are usually just napping on their way home.