Category Archives: Public Transportation

Commentary: Super Big *Bleeping* Deal

Tweet The 2017 Audi S6 at the site of this year’s Super Bowl – Photo by Randy Stern The Super Bowl is happening within miles of my doorstep. The fifty-second rendition of the National Football League’s biggest show will kick … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: The Last Train Home

Tweet NOT the last train home… – Photo by Randy Stern Nine years of living in the San Francisco Bay Area taught me a lot. Among the lessons I learned being a Northern Californian involved making the right call when … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Duluth sans voiture

Tweet The 10:00AM Greyhound Minneapolis-bound express ready to pull out for from the Duluth station. All photos by Randy Stern Intercity buses. Love ’em or hate ’em, they provide a key link to smaller communities for travelers who do not … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Challenge of Mobility…and Then Some

Tweet A temporary mobility fix – All Photos by Randy Stern Let’s talk about mobility…again… I spent the week of the North American International Auto Show without working with a vehicle for publication. I figured I would utilize the entire … Continue reading

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Commentary: Towards Defining “Mobility”

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Mobility. It is just a word, right? Actually, there is a lot behind the word these days. Automobile manufacturers have been swirled into the definition of this word, along with technology companies, community activists, … Continue reading

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Smarter Travel On Public Transportation

Gas prices has been on a rollercoaster lately. With the possibility of crude oil prices going up to $70.00 a barrel, your gas bill may up costing as much as your rental car bill in some places.

If you’re concerned about your travel budget, why not beat the cost of gas and visit a town with a good public transportation system?

In North America, there are several cities you can visit where you can skip reserving a rental car. Think of the savings when you take a public bus, train or ferry boat around town or out in the suburbs. Not to mention the incentives for using these services to the most popular locales.

Here’s a listing of a few places in North America that you can get around easily by public transportation… Continue reading

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Commentary: Car Enthusiasm from a Bus Driver’s Point of View

TweetWhat if I told you that bus drivers had a secret to tell all the car enthusiasts out there? I should know, because when I’m not writing about automotive subjects for Victory & Reseda, I work as a city bus … Continue reading

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Zipping Around…Again

TweetIt’s been a while since I “Zipped.” “Zipped?” What’s wrong with me? Am I some sort of…um…? No need for alarm. I am only speaking Zipcar speak. This Zipster has been away from the fleet since the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Commentary: Was There Something We Missed in March?

Tweet There could be some commentary this month on things. Some of the topics are car-related; some not.

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Commentary: “Heart and Sole” and a Larger Problem in America

Tweet The story of James Robertson and his car-less commute has been circulated on many news outlets by now. It is a story of determination of a single man to ensure his commitment to employment in a place where one … Continue reading

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