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Gordy’s transportation tales: pedestrian rights

The Mac Weekly

April 21, 2017

By Gordy Moore Hey Mac! After a lengthy hiatus, I’m back with my long-promised column on pedestrians’ rights. Full disclosure: this subject is near and dear to my heart, as I wrote my capstone in transportation geography on the e...

Gordy’s Transportation Tales: Don’t take transit directions at face value

February 10, 2017

When discussing transit with Macalester community members, I often hear what sounds like ‘transit sticker shock,’ or the reaction of an average person looking at the transit option when using Google Maps. Especially when vi...

Transit app tales: You have to read this to believe it!

December 9, 2016

Hello again and welcome to the second week of my transit column! I’m sure you have been clamoring to learn just what this second mysterious transit navigation app I mentioned last week is. If not, you should be, because it...

Wait, Metro Transit has an app? What is NexTrip?

December 2, 2016

Hello Macalester! My name is Gordy Moore, and I’m here to talk about transit! Although I care deeply about a variety of causes and issues, mobility and transportation harbor one special nook in my heart. One of my specific in...

Global Citizenship in the News to focus on Twin Cities

November 13, 2015

Next Thursday, Nov. 19, the final installment of this semester’s "Global Citizenship in the News" series will conclude with a discussion on the local transit system and the ways in which tensions within this system reflect on...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

September 26, 2014

HEALTH AND WELLNESS Wellness 5k taking signups, "Pour a Shot" on Thursday A number of Health and Wellness events are taking place this week, including a group run to the Mississippi River and back on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. The gr...

LOVE THY NEIGHBORHOOD: Crash Course to Twin Cities Transit

September 12, 2014

Macalester is one of the few small liberal arts colleges located in a thriving urban neighborhood. This coupled with easy access to mass transit allows us to explore many of the great neighborhoods found within the cities. Whether you are a...

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