We have a long way to go before the Americans With Disabilities Act is actually realized.
Public transportation passes are one of the most common forms of non-bank money that we interact with on a daily basis, but it’s easy—perhaps too easy—not to think of them as such, until something goes wrong.
You might also recognize it in the subway, library, restroom, and other public spaces where people aren't typically very social.
Just because Subway offers healthier options than some of the other popular fast-food restaurants doesn't mean people take advantage of them.
Despite social class segregation in housing, people of vastly different economic circumstances are likely to share the same subway car, at least for a few stops.