Driving a bus can be a stressful, thankless job, but can also have moments of surprise and kindness. In this audio snapshot from our Hear Here community storytelling team, fellow Oakland bus driver Archie Johnson shares the Zen philosophy he’s found while on the road.
This story is a part of Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project. To find out more, visit the project’s website Hear Here. You can also find the project on Facebook or follow it on Twitter @HearHereRadio. Hear Here is a project of KALW 91.7FM Local Public Radio, designed to illuminate life in Oakland and San Francisco. Over 12 months, we’re asking residents to tell stories about their lives in these cities – projects, relationships, and passions. We’ll share what we’ve learned on air, online, and on stage, drawing out the common threads that tie us together.