Coming from an experienced commuter, here are my top tips for navigating your commute!
In which commuting isn’t as terrible as it seems
The other day, I was talking with my future roommates in our Facebook group chat about when we would move into the apartment for September. The chat was a mix of finalizing plans and cracking jokes, but it also signalled to me that my summertime commuting for work, volunteer commitments, and social plans was coming to an end. You would think that this realization would immediately bring relief (I mean, commuting wastes so many hours in a day), but strangely, I have mixed feelings about living downtown again.
Top 3 Places to Visit on the TTC!
U of T students have a multitude of attractions surrounding them. So why not be a tourist in your own city for a day? Vania and Ben will be your tour guides in this new video from the videographer crew.
Chronicles of an Amateur Commuter
Hey, U of T!
Do you ever….
- set an alarm for 6AM in order to be in time for an 9AM class?
- hear the words “Attention TTC customers….” and roll your eyes at least twice a day?
- carry one of these bad babies in your wallet/purse/general debris that litters the bottom of your bag (if you’re like me)
Commuting: The Multitasking Edition
Like most students here at the University of Toronto, I am a commuter student. As such, I spend a large portion of my time every day on our city’s treasure: the TTC. Unlike many of my peers though, my commute…
TTC? Why man why????
So earlier this month I (along with many of you other U of T students) dished out a whopping $106 for my monthly TTC Metropass. As I sadly saw that money drift away never to be seen again, I had…
life through the doors of union station and con hall
I spent my first year at U of T, like most students commuting to school. I’d love to say commuting is cool, but it isn’t. On a scale of coolness, commuting is Charlie Sheen and living in residence/extremely close to…
So I got a TTC Ticket
Astounded and flustered, emotional and confused, last Friday I was given my first ever ticket, which was from the TTC. I just can’t believe it. I share this with you so you can avoid the same experience. Probably the most…
I Got Commuter Problems
So I was planning to start this post off with some cool Haiku about my commuting problems, or even a short poem, but nothing, nothing, will communicate how I truly feel about subwaying it, in all its delaying/security/emergency/track level issues,…
Teleportation and other things that would make commuting easier
If you spend any time on the east side of campus, you know how beautiful it is. The east side of campus makes me feel like I’ve been transported back in time…that I’m a student of a bygone age. Everything…