Category: Public Transportation

Particularities (Leigh Smalley)

Teachers cancel class and then you have to make it up before the end of the semester… If a teacher cancels a class here, they are required to make it up at some point before the end of the semester. Some of my teachers knew they…

Buses, Trains, and the S-Bahn (Alexis Achs)

Over this past week I finally had my weeklong Fall Break which I spent traveling to Vienna, Austria, Prague, Czech Republic, and Berlin, Germany. Before traveling my roommate Megan and I planned on walking to our hotels from the train station or taking a taxi to…

Transportation (Brittany Mazemke)

Transportation is very different here in Italy. There is a ton of walking! We along with many others walk everywhere. In addition to walking, a popular way to get around the city is on a bicycle or a vesba (moped). Drivers are crazy here. I would…

Mind the Gap! (Emily Landa)

“Please mind the Gap” is a phrase that I have become accustomed to hearing on a daily basis while traveling on the Underground tube throughout London.  Previous to coming to London, my experience on public transportation was very minimal.  Besides the few times I would take…

Adventures of a #13-Bus-Rider (Amber Duerwaechter)

I cannot believe I have been in Dublin for two months, time is going way too fast. Is this some kind of sick joke? Needless to say I’m becoming a bit of a local. Kind of like the Britney Spears song Not a Girl, Not Yet…

If You Can Dodge Traffic (Megan Henning)

I’m currently studying in Kampala, Uganda.  For those of you who have no idea where that is, it is located in Eastern Africa.  If you are picturing me living in a hut riding on a giraffe to school, I regret to inform you that is not the case.  Sorry…