Alternative modes of campus transportation: a rant

Look, you guys. It’s not that we don’t recognize that college campuses are havens for the ridiculous. Look at our school mascot, for Dirks’ sake. But come on, the transportation situation is getting out of hand. We could accept the golf carts. We could accept the unicycles. We could even
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An ode to Bear Transit

You were already late for class, and now you’re feeling sad and blue. How will you get to Li Ka Shing now that you’ve missed the 52? And just when you think all hope is lost, you spot it in the nick of time. What is that blue and yellow bus?
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Rating modes of transportation

Unless you live within a few blocks of campus, chances are you aren’t going to be walking to school or the area around campus. Even though housing rental prices are skyrocketing, there’s never a shortage of available types of transportation in the Bay Area. Sometimes deciding which method to take
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Transportation troubles: getting around campus

Somehow, no matter how hard you try, you find yourself 15 minutes away from a class with only the feeble 10 Berkeley time-granted minutes to get there. You wish you had a bike, scooter or person to carry you to where you need to be. But you don’t: You’re walking
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Transportation burns for change

When I was in eighth grade, school was canceled for a few days due to the amount of smoke in the air. The wind was blowing ash from wildfires in Yucaipa and Hesperia to our blacktop during our physical education class some 30 miles away. Friends and relatives from all
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BARTpocalypse

BAY AREA AFFAIRS: It’s disappointing that after a four day strike, BART unions and administration could not reach a resolution.

The fact that the two sides of the BART battle have not come to an agreement over new employee contracts following a four-day worker strike — two days of which were spent not talking — is evident of a lack of urgency. BART service resumed Friday afternoon following the strike
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BART unveils new community-based policing structure

Under fire after an audit report questioned its use of force and organization, the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department unveiled plans Tuesday for a zoning structure that aims to reduce crime. BART’s new Zone Geographical Policing Structure is the department’s most recent answer to recommendations made by the 2011
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