Here’s something you can’t do (or rather, shouldn’t do) if you drive or bike to your destination:
Transit can take longer, but there are ways to make good use of the time, such as this gentleman was doing last week in Uptown. But then there’s this story about the former Pioneer Press transportation reporter getting mugged while trying to pay his fare at the Lake Street light-rail station on Father’s Day. (In broad daylight, even.) At least he didn’t have a laptop with him.