I travel mostly by bus these days, with some occasional train journeys. The seats on the MTC buses are atrocious, because their bad design is made worse by senseless retrofitting. Often, it is impossible to sit with legs straight, as if the seats are not meant to be used that way.
I shot this video recently, and it sort of tells the story:
Sorry about the high noise level. That is the unmanipulated sound that passengers normally hear!