2008-09-25

    
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September 25, 2008
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For the past few years, international flights have been the subject of much scrutiny. Unlike seven years ago, international flights are far safer, much more efficient and a lot easier to deal with-- especially with the threat of international terror calmed down. This leads us to believe that air travel is predictable again. In reality, with the exploding cost of fuel in our world, the chaos has only begun.

September 25, 2008
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It's 8-ish a.m. on a Tuesday. Over the span of 30 minutes, three buses at full capacity (all separate routes) slow down beside a bus stop just long enough to see the half-dozen people wanting to board, before speeding away, leaving stranded students, seniors, mamas and babies without the means to travel to their destinations on time. Okay, the stop is a 10-minute walk to the Dalhousie LRT station, so for some travellers this means crisis averted-- take the train and miss only half of class or half an hour of work.

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