Persuasive Essay On Commuting

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Commuting to school can sometimes be a good thing or a bad thing. Some days, you will love it and other days you will hate it.

Personally, I have mix feelings about commuting. Some days, I do want to live on campus because I believe it will make my life easier. I'm not entirely fond of traveling back and forth from home to school all the time. It is tiring and annoying.

I live in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, which is 45 minutes away from Temple University. I wake up every morning to catch the Septa bus, so it can take me to the train station. I have to get up early, so I can arrive to class on time.

To get to Temple University, I have to take two trains to get there which is the Market-Frankford Line and the Broad Street Line. I travel to the suburbs to the city every week and sometimes the weekend as well. Then, I have to travel back home, when I'm done with school or hanging out with friends on campus. I travel back and forth every day, which is a struggle.

The transportation system doesn't help all the time and sometimes makes commuting even more difficult. Septa is every commuter nightmare sometimes because sometimes the buses and trains are running late and students will come late to their class, all out of breath because they ran to get to class on time. Currently, I'm running to my 10 a.m. class all the time now because the trains are running late or it stops in the middle of nowhere for no reason.

Sometimes Septa workers will go on strike, but that

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