Zen and the Art of Bus Riding

Some days Austin’s summers are particularly hot, prompting one of our followers to tweet:  Screen shot 2014-08-06 at 12.33.58 PM

That message got us thinking about the creative ways car-free Austinites approach their commutes. Certainly, you could catch up on work during your bus or train ride. But you could also turn a bus, bike, train, or carpool trip into a mental shift from work to home. Here are some creative ways other commuters make that transition.

  • As a passenger (bus or carpool) you can try closing your eyes for a little meditation or music and a nap

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image via Flickr

  • Knit a scarf

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