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I have travelled by Road Transport Corporation (RTC) buses for years. My pocket enjoys the cheap fares and my co-passengers always entertain by unwittingly offering brief insights into the inner workings of humanity. I am also proud of myself for using public transport and thereby reducing my carbon footprint. Unfortunately, the romanticized idea of travelling by RTC buses that I had held onto shattered when I began to travel long distances during peak office hours.