Category Archives: Buses and/or Alcohol

ratpag’s Super Bowl Non-Coverage

Tired of all that Super Bowl talk (we were sure to include the phrase “Super Bowl” and “The Big Game” in this post so as to stir up page clicks)?  Good!  ratpag has something completely not Super Bowl or The … Continue reading

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ratpag <3 <3 <3 Blizzards

Can ratpag be serious for a minute?  Like 2nd Ave. Sagas’ “postmortem” on subway closures serious?  We love snow.  If this organization wasn’t about rail or transit (or recreation and travel) it’d probably be about the weather.  We’d call ourselves … Continue reading

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Dogs! ratpag Talks Dogs and Transit

ratpag’s cold, rotten rat heart just melted today after coming across this article about Eclipse, the bus-riding dog.  The story is that Eclipse, having grown impatient with her cigarette-enjoying owner, decided to take the bus the three or four stops … Continue reading

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ratpag Wishes You a Merry Christmas and Shares a Traditional Holiday Recipe (With Holiday Tunes at the Bottom)

Merry Christmas from the ratpag family to yours! Are you alone?  ratpag is often alone.  It’s ok.  We have something that should cheer you up:  a wonderful single-serving recipe of spaghetti with meatballs (but with a twist!). First, a gentle **WARNING** … Continue reading

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The Five Presentations at Every Conference Session

Can ratpag go off-topic for a minute? We just returned from the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Detroit. You might have heard about it from the various press releases from GM and Ford about automated driving or the impossibility … Continue reading

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ratpag Pigs Out On Amtrak Congressional Funding News

Did we say pig out on Amtrak news?  Sorry – we meant pig out on fast food.  ratpag made the wise choice to stop at the Paramus Park Mall in Paramus, NJ in order participate in the coming together of … Continue reading

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Let ratpag Be Your Official Source For High Speed Rail News

Worn out?  Tired of being pressured to sign in and pay for articles posted on the websites of established, respectable news organizations?  Let ratpag be the answer to your problems. Today we have a rundown of a few non-California high … Continue reading

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ratpag Announces Modified Service

America wanna see us live, not work. -Tron ratpag is proud to introduce our new format – instead of 5 original, creative, thought-provoking, introspective posts per week, we’ll instead be presenting 3 original, creative, thought-provoking, introspective posts per week.  Think this … Continue reading

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ratpag Gets Desperate; Jumps the Gun on Material

ratpag has a big weekly series planned for sometime in the next 6 – 8 weeks and, despite such grandiose ideas, ratpag somehow forgot to think of ideas for the next 6 – 8 hours.  You run an advocacy group dedicated … Continue reading

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ratpag Gets Back to Its Roots; Transit to Expand

That’s our way of saying “we mailed it in.”   Actually, ratpag was a bit short on time and, wouldn’t you believe it, it’s still August and there’s little rail and transit news to discuss.  We’re beginning to think we … Continue reading

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