The Art of Driving a Bus: Finding Zen in San Francisco Transit: Getting Around San Francisco in Public Transportation (Paperback)

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Readers are in the driver's seat as Driver Doug takes them through a typical day as a transit operator of a trolley coach. He describes the operator's duties and the typical transit passenger rush that he witnesses and addresses potential problems such as overcrowded cars, lost tourists, luggage, and transit malfunctions to help riders deal with such hassles. Know where to stand, and how to pay for the fare. Thank You for Riding Also are golden clues about running time, recovery time, headway time, and leaving times. With his book, Driver Doug provides both a humorous and enlightening view of a transit operator's daily life. He hopes it will educate and entertain readers. Find out where to stand and how to pay.

About the Author

Current Transit Operator SFMTA 1998-2018; Driver Guide and Tour Bus Endorsements 1997, CA: Commended by several Mayors as driver guide during Conference of Mayors Twice Line Trainer Twice Qualified: Over 14 years safe driving, Expert Operator Achieved at Potrero Division. Announcer, KBIA-FM NPR Affiliate, Columbia, MO 1980-1985; hosting shows for the Curators of the University of Missouri, 100,000 watt radio station atop Jesse Hall: All Things Considered - NPR delayed broadcast with three segment format clock and two local pitches to newsroom of Journalism students. Adventures in Good Music - (with NPR host, Karl Haas) Accent on Music; World of Music - Segued and back-announced classical albums. Announced weather, community billboards, PSA's. Pitched to newsroom live, on the hour queueing with:60 second dead-roll music bed. Last Radio Show - Late night jazz show. Programmed and selected music and timed airplay length. Delivered weather and ad-libbed introductions. Announcer, KFMZ / ABC Affiliate, Columbia, MO 1980 - 1981; Scheduled automated carousel system. Announced local events with 1.2 second delay interface from auto to live. News Director, KSUN-AM; Mutual Broadcasting Affiliate, Bisbee, AZ 1979; Compiled, reviewed, and edited local news for Southern Arizona. Maintained contact with local sheriff, police, fire, court, and other representatives including highway transportation projects-SEAGO. Delivered sports, weather, billboard PSA's three times daily. FCC 3rd Class License Graduate, Broadcast Center, Clayton, MO 1979 with AA in Broadcast Marketing, Announcing, and Production. Specialties: Commissioned Officer 1982 Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, VA 1981 BA English - University of Missouri, 1981 - Econ minor Dean's Honor Roll. To learn more about Doug, visit his: Website: Facebook: https: // LinkedIn: https: //

Product Details
ISBN: 9781722704100
ISBN-10: 1722704101
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: July 7th, 2018
Pages: 154
Language: English