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My love/hate relationship with Metro Transit

I love being able to take the bus or train, but sometimes the failures drive me crazy. My stop — at Temple Court on Cretin Avenue — exemplifies my love/hate relationship. After years of walking three-quarters of a mile to the nearest stop, I love that the bus now stops within a couple of blocks of my house. But — the stop fails anyone who needs accessible transportation. There’s no sidewalk: you have to walk on grass in the summer and snow or ice in the winter. Anyone using a wheelchair is out of luck, summer or winter. And there’s no bus shelter or bench for waiting. Continue reading

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