Tags » Buses

Getting Around Cameroon

One of the most exotic aspects of the African continent is the local means of transportation. Whether it be motorcycle, bush taxi, minibus, dug out canoe, or train, it is sure to be quite the adventure. 835 more words


Hanna and I ride a bus for 25 hours (guest post by thee Hanna Bauer)

Now, I’m always one for a good deal and I’ve ridden what I previously believed to be truly miserable buses, boats, vans to get to places I wanted to be and usually after the fact I say something close to ‘eh that wasn’t so bad, I’d do it again.’No. 518 more words


The Overnight Bus Trip: Greece to Montenegro

The guy at our car hire place in Trikala offered to drop us off at our bus, but it wasn’t until we were half way to the bus depot and he asked where our bus was going – and we answered Tirana – that he realised the depot he was taking us to was only for domestic routes. 1,306 more words


Productivity and Route Structure in a Chicago Neighborhood

WBEZ’s terrific Curious City series is out with a piece  and accompanying visualization about cost recovery  on the CTA bus system. CTA’s buses are a hot topic (so to speak) in the transit/urbanist online community; Daniel Hertz… 1,790 more words


Looking on the bright side

Often as I’m pottering I mentally start writing a blog post. Sometimes just the theme, at other times phrases, sentences, structure all come flooding into my mind and I am desperate to get to a computer and commit my thoughts to cyber-space. 773 more words

Domestic Life

MasterCard Running ‘Fare Free Mondays’ Promotion for Apple Pay Users in London

Major credit card company MasterCard is currently running a new promotion in London called ‘Fare Free Mondays’, in which people can ride the Transport for free on Mondays as long as they use Apple Pay. 79 more words