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5 Reasons To Start Reading On Public Transport This World Book Day

6 March 2023

5 Reasons To Start Reading On Public Transport This World Book Day

World Book Day is a special occasion to celebrate the joy of reading and literature, on Thursday 2nd March, people all over the world come together to celebrate this special day. If you're commuting on public transport, why not make the most of your time and bring a book with you?

Here's why reading on public transport is a great idea:


Utilizes Commute Time:

Many people think they would like to read more but just don’t have time. Your bus or train journey could just be that time when you immerse yourself in a good book and escape. A great way to start the day with a bit of you time.


Enhances Brain Stimulation:

Reading is a great way to stimulate your brain and keep your mind active. It can also help improve your vocabulary, memory, and critical thinking skills.

Encourages Relaxation:

Reading a book before work can help you relax, unwind, and prepare for the day ahead, especially if you have a long day ahead of you. It also can help you reset for the afternoon if you can get a chapter in at lunchtime.


Provides an Escape:

Reading a book can transport you to another world, where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This can be especially beneficial if you're feeling stressed or overwhelmed.


Supports Local Libraries and Bookstores:

By reading on public transport, you can support your local libraries and bookstores. You can also help spread the love for books and literature by sharing your reading adventures with others.


In conclusion, World Book Day is a great opportunity to celebrate reading and literature, and what better way to do so than by reading on public transport? Whether you're commuting to work, school, or just running errands, bring a book with you and make the most of your time on the go. Get your reading and commuting needs sorted with the MCard Mobile App. Whether you're an iOS or Android user, you can now purchase and store your daily, weekly, and monthly bus and rail tickets* right on your smartphone. So bring that book you’ve always wanted to read and make your commute a journey to another world as you travel anywhere in West Yorkshire. 📚🚌

Download the MCard Mobile App today!
Happy World Book Day!