Trainspotting! 22 Stylish Snaps From The BART And MUNI

[UPDATE: This story was originally published on October 25.]
Ask anyone about his or her experience with public transportation and you’ll likely be met with many, many opinions. But, one thing everyone will agree on is that there’s never a shortage of entertainment on the buses and trains as they hustle underground to FiDi, up and over to Hayes Valley, and back and forth to the East Bay.
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And whether or not voyeurism is your thing, it’s a bona fide fact that people-watching on the BART and MUNI never gets old. That’s why we hit the scene to capture some commuter candids that are truly off the rails. The result? Plenty of stellar snaps that show off the Bay Area's cutest travelers in action. Get ready for a heavy dose of trainspotting, right here. Who knows, we might have even caught you en route!
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MUNI, 47 Line - South Van Ness Avenue to Polk Street: Student Cindy Zhang en route to class. Ride and shine!

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BART, Powell Street: Esther Harris looking bright and cheery (love the red lip) while off to work from the Richmond.

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MUNI, 33 Line to Mission Street: Wana Azam, a legal assistant at Fragomen, checks a quick text while on-the-go.

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BART, Powell Street: We caught the beautiful Federica Alziata before she boarded Bart. What a stylish case of the blues!

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BART, Powell Street: Musician Derek Schultz kicks it with his instrument of choice. Rock ride on!

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BART, Powell Street: Makeup artist Criselda Briva sips some java on the way back to work.

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BART, West Oakland: By Ing Kwan Ko takes a moment from his hectic Fleet Week schedule to catch up on emails — or perhaps Angry Birds?

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BART, 16th Street: Book worm! Rafik Salama does some light reading while waiting.

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BART, Daly City: Miatta Kawinzi strikes a pose. Those handle bars sure do come in handy.

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BART, Embarcadero: Jessica DeLaCuadra looking fly as she scurries off to work at Saks. Now that's how you do stripes on stripes.

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MUNI, 14 Line - to Mission Street: Photographer Natali Truax proves that fashion and function do exist! What a cute commuter.

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BART, Powell Street: We spy a trend. Another striped commuter is on the move!

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BART, Powell Street: Sophisticated lawyer lady Tina Phan flaunts it in a wildly covetable frock. If only we looked this chic riding Bart — anyone else have bob envy?

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BART, Powell Street: A tourist takes a moment to soak things in! "Wait, where am I going?"

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BART, Powell Street: Assistant buyer Ari Maerina amazes us in a pretty polka-dot number.

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BART, Embarcadero: How studious! Concord student Jackie Cardenas gets a little homework done. Multi-task, girl!

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BART, Powell Street: Designer Andrea Hsieh toting some heavy-looking arm candy.

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BART, Powell Street: This sleek commuter takes a minute to comb through his 'do.

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MUNI, 33 Line to Mission Street: Another inquisitive glance from Wana Azam!
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BART, Montgomery Street: This commuter calmly waits for her train.

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BART, Powell Street: A little tribal action to brighten up the ride! Joseph Azurin is ready to head to work.

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MUNI, 22 Line to Mission Street: This bus rider sits and thinks — and looks gorgeous doing it!

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