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Glissette Rides Public Transit: Part 5 – Family Matters

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When I came up with the idea for this series, I knew I needed a real challenge. Thousands of people ride public transit every day in Houston; average weekday ridership in May 2017, according to Metro data, was 278,428. Some folks are on transit for just a couple of minutes, some for a few hours. If I was really going to experience public transit, I needed to experience how people who don’t live inside the 610 loop feel about the system that often works against them.
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Glissette Rides Public Transit: Part 4 – Caffeine Fix

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I need caffeine to survive most days. I’m Puerto Rican and was taught from a very early age that it’s the life blood of my people. Whenever I need to relax and take some time for myself, I head out and grab a cup of coffee. A lot of Houston’s coffee shops are on some of the bus routes I had already used and I wanted to change it up.