Oh, it’s a mixed bag this week. I can point you to a totally charming story about dogs (and cats) cleverly using Russian and British public transit to visit favorite food sources — but I also have to tell you about an unpleasant incident on a London Midland train, where a passenger and her West Highland White Terrier were both bitten by “a small terrier” belonging to another passenger. Please note, by the way, that London Midland runs trains “throughout the … Read more
Posts tagged ‘public transit’
This post was inspired by the results of a recent Walk Score survey, published in The Atlantic, listing the 25 “best cities for public transit” in the U.S. At the top of the list is New York, and Raleigh, NC is at the bottom. I’ve been researching the pet policies of major public transit systems since Dog Jaunt’s earliest days, and I’ve been happily surprised by the results. Most public transit systems do allow pets on board, though it has … Read more
This week’s places-to-go clicks include a couple of posts about dog-friendly beaches (Global Animal provided their picks for the top 10 beaches around the U.S., while MyNorth.com focused on the dog-friendly beaches of Northern Michigan) and, from north of the border, several dog-friendly restaurant patios in Toronto. Two California links also caught my eye — Sonoma Pets has a list of Sonoma County restaurants that welcome dogs to their outdoor dining areas, with a shout-out to a couple of local … Read more
This topic came up yesterday in a tweet from a new follower who wondered if I knew of a way for her car-less aunt to get from her new home in D.C. to NYC, with a dog. I’ve written about this before, but the details are buried in several posts about public transit pet policies. So here’s what I’ve learned, in an easy-to-reach location.
You can almost travel between New York and Washington D.C. via pet-friendly public transit systems, except for … Read more