The Ever Given was just another mega cargo ship passing through the Suez Canal, but then things went sideways. And stayed there. Now one of the world’s major trade arteries is blocked, and some experts (yes, there are experts on canal wedgies) say it could be days, or even weeks, before the container ship is freed and the growing backup of ships can free themselves from the highway to hull. NPR: It ‘Might Take Weeks’ To Free Ship Stuck In Suez Canal, Salvage Company Says. (This will all be much simpler once we exclusively trade in NFTs.)

+ In pictures: Efforts to dislodge huge ship from Egypt’s Suez Canal.

+ Speaking of rough commutes, so far, people are not coming back to public transit around the world. NYT: Riders Are Abandoning Buses and Trains. That’s a Problem for Climate Change.