You're heading to the restaurant with your spouse for a much deserved night out. The kids are in bed and your mind is at ease knowing the babysitter you hired is watching over them. You're both looking forward to enjoying a meal in a calm and relaxing setting, away from the constant nagging of your children. You enter the restaurant, and as the waiter leads you to your table, you experience a sinking feeling of dread when you realize your table is right next to...a family with rowdy children.
Taking the bus and other forms of public transportation is known to not only be a cheap way to get around, but it's also healthy for you and good for the environment. In my many years of riding the city bus, I have come to learn the proper tips on how to make it a pleasant experience for myself and others around me. Essentially, proper social behavior can make or break your public transit experience.