Scrawl on Shanghai Buses

Shanghai’s buses are either new and clean, or dirty and old, but I have never seen any bus with scrawling besides the buses No. 43.

The bus No. 43 runs from Shanghai Teacher’s University to the Nan Pu bridge. The two store bus without air condition provide very good places for young university students to scrawl. Here are some seats that were covered with their “art”

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10 thoughts on “Scrawl on Shanghai Buses

  1. TJ

    This is cool. I haven’t seen somebody posting photos of a bus. Well I could show you very dirty suburban trains here in Hamburg, Germany as well :-) But nevertheless, keep up the good work with the blog.

  2. Jian Shuo Wang

    Not all buses in Shanghai looks like this. This is the only bus line I see such scrawl. It may be because of the main passengers at the end section of the bus are university students.

  3. Tofu

    Interesting.Students always do the samliar things.I knew the Desktop Culture,now I knew the Bus Scrawl too.

    BTW:

    I think “The Teacher’s University” may be corrected as “Normal University” ,I think.

  4. Jian Shuo Wang

    It is strange that the English name for the same Chinese word Shifan is different. It is translated to “Normal” for East China Normal University, but translated to “Teacher” for Shanghai Teachers University. I don’t know the reason, but it is the traditional translation for this school. Their website is http://www.shtu.edu.cn/english/

  5. tutu

    of course it should be normal, just like some others always translate “shanghai wai guo yu da xue” into “shanghai foreign language university”. :( it should be SISU, sanghai international studies university

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  7. rara

    wow the old bus so big but dirty and not clean omg: oh my god this is so smelly bus if i sit it or maybe crochrooks will come out :| this is a bad bus i bet to one will sit on it ba:|zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!

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