Wild Card and Big Buck

Their brethren in other major cities may still suffer from the abuse of frustrated passengers, but in Pittsburgh, bus drivers are being greeted by cheers and even occasional kisses. As part of an imaginative plan to jazz up its service, the Pittsburgh transit authority has set loose in the streets a bus known as the Wild Card. Passengers climbing aboard discover that the coin box is covered by a leather bag decorated with playing cards. The ride is on the house.

The roaming Wild Card is but one of the grace notes of mass transit in Pittsburgh...

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