Any of you who have traveled extensively have seen some amazing subway and rail systems in foreign countries. They are often beautiful and clean.
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I have mixed feelings when I see those mostly double-deck buses on Highway 101 shuttling tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Based on a recent survey, so do San Francisco voters.
I'm waiting on West 33rd Street for my bus back to Washington, D.C. For those who have taken the DC2NY bus, or one of the others that shuttle between the two cities, you know this spot. It's right in front of that strip joint.
If you live in the Washington metropolitan area, owning an automobile is a practical adventure well worth experiencing. And it does not have to be an environmental train wreck.
Foreign tourists are flocking to the beaches of Cartagena and the restaurants of Bogota. And they should. Colombia's rich culture and astonishing natural beauty are easily accessible.
After logging more than 200 bus hours across eight countries, I've learned a few valuable lessons. Here's what you need to know before bus-ting your ass in South America.
I'm not exactly sure what I experienced on my overnight bus ride in India, but I do know that it involved Bollywood, spooning, and a 2AM bathroom break.
Frankly, I don't know what came first -- the image problem or the fact that the Reykjavík's (privately-run) public transport system is like something out of the dark ages.
Manhattan's notoriously slow crosstown buses �" like the M34, M42 and M50 �" move at such a snail's pace that the Metropolitan Transportation Auth...
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