“Yes, I do, and you’re sitting in it! Today’s car number is 5481. I get a new car everyday, and I can hold up to fifty people at once! I get to take you where you want to go and get paid to do it. I don’t have to worry about parking, because it is free. I don’t have to pay for gas because this car uses free city hydroelectric power. I have a camera to send a bill to someone blocking my parking space. If there is any trouble, help can be here in three minutes. I sold my truck when I moved here and I haven’t had to pay for tires, batteries, gas, parking, or insurance. My employer is my insurance company. The money is coming in, not going out. I am kind of like the ultimate in ride share, without any carbon emission!”
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“Driver Doug, how long have you been driving?” “Since about five this morning.” Laughter “Oh you mean how long I been at this job! Since December 1998, and boy are my legs stiff!” The flow of humanity passing by my door while driving an electric trolley bus is not unlike being a greeter at a Zen center. Am I putting service first? “Thanks for Riding!