One of the things about moving from one place to another is that you rediscover some things just are not as simple as they once were — take transportation. In … Continue reading Driving Once Again
“First Day” is a true story about my first experience as a daily commuter on the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Railroad on November 16, 1992. For nearly five years, I rode the South Shore 86 miles from South Bend, IN, to work at the University of Chicago.
“Welcome to the Zoo” is a story based on a number of experiences I had during the nearly five years I spent riding the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Railroad … Continue reading Welcome to the Zoo
Known as the “last of the interurbans,” the South Shore (now operated by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District or NICTD) provides daily commuter service from Northwest Indiana to Chicago … Continue reading Commuting