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Travel Tidbits from an airport near you

Happy Thursday. Today we present a short spherical-up of some journey tidbits and information-to-use, courtesy of an airport close to you.

Ride public transit loose to Denver International Airport

How did we omit this?!

Chicken and Waffles Now Being Served at PDX Airport

Look at You, Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Now That’s a Beer Run

Airport or Museum? You Decide

Is Courtesy Contagious?

My Well Mannered Traveler column on MSNBC.com this week is all approximately courtesy – and the efforts to encourage it – on buses, subways, and trains. Many of the strategies public transit groups are attempting out may want to help air tourists get along with every other inside airports and on airplanes as well.

For instance, wouldn’t you like with the intention to factor at this poster from NJ Transit next time there’s a loudmouth on their cell smartphone sitting subsequent to you in an airport gate place?

One method I didn’t get to encompass within the column this week comes from Jodi R.R. Smith, of Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting, who created her own subway courtesy marketing campaign:

“…. Since I boarded the educate at an early prevent, there have been almost continually seats. I could sit down, till I saw a person who needed the seat extra than I did. Then in a corporation tone, I might offer my seat… It was thrilling to be aware that on the days that I presented my seat, those round me, at next stops, would also offer their seats to the ones in want. However, on days once I sat with my nose in a e book, hardly ever might any seats be supplied. Remember, your accurate example can spark off a advantageous chain reaction.”