Maya Chupkov is a SquadCaster and the host of Proud Stutter. On This episode of the SquadCast podcast, we’re featuring an episode of her show! This episode is called “Bus Driving With A Stutter Is Not What You Think.” In it, Maya speaks with Dustin Wells, who drives the 5 Fulton bus route in San Francisco.

Here’s What Happens In This Episode

Dustin Wells drives the 5 Fulton bus route in San Francisco. He didn’t identify with being a stutterer until he heard about Proud Stutter on his local NPR station. The first part of the episode is Maya interviewing Dustin while riding on his bus route. The second part is a sit-down interview with Dustin. Our rotating co-host is Christin Evans, an advocate for San Francisco’s unhoused residents and the owner of Booksmith, an independent bookstore in San Francisco.  Learn more.

Also In This Episode


  • Written and produced by Arielle Nissenblatt
  • Mixed and designed by Vince Moreno Jr
  • Artwork and logos by Alex Whedbee
  • Music by Shawn Valles
  • Hosted by Zach Moreno and Rock Felder
  • Transcripts by Sabeena Singhani

Episode Transcription 

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