03/13/2012 09:17 am ET

Transportation Odyssey: Michigan By Bus And Train

When Andy Crosby travels around Michigan, he rarely drives a car. Instead, the graduate student, a longtime resident of Grand Rapids, uses trains or buses when he visits his friends or works on academic projects around Michigan.

It's not that Crosby dislikes cars. He just prefers to spend his time doing things that graduate students do: studying, reading, and resting -- things that he couldn't do behind the wheel.

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