In Ottawa, people are allowed food and drinks on the bus. A ban has been suggested, but I haven't really had or heard of problems about people eating on the bus--I think people realize that there is a line that can be drawn, and that excessively odorous or messy food just doesn't work on OC Transpo--not for you (you'll get it all over yourself) nor for your fellow riders.
Well, in New York City subways, things aren't quite set in stone. A couple weeks ago a video surfaced of a young woman eating spaghetti on the subway, and things went downhill from there. Someone gave her a hard time, she and an acquaintance shot back, and then... well, then
I lost all hope for humanity things got out of control. Check out the video below, via Honkin' Mad.
(It gets really crazy--like, seriously, just pure nutty--around the 2:00 mark.)
So I ask readers out there: Where do you draw the line with eating on public transit? Is it ever okay?