25 May '12, 10am

My cost of living in the United Kingdom- Transport

With Yorkshire not exactly being a bustling metropolis, public transport is sketchy and not to mention expensive. I shall cover 3 aspects in this post, namely, short distance public transport (within the W Yorkshire country), long distance trips cross country and private transport (i.e. cars and taxis) Short Distance Public Transport Now, this is one thing that is extremely expensive in the UK. As people will already know, the London Underground costs 2 pounds per trip within zone 1-2, which is to say about a 16km radius around central London. As for West Yorkshire, buses and trains do not use the oyster card (which is like the EZ Link card). The “technology” is still pretty backward. For example, the West Yorkshire buses still use printed paper tickets and you pay to the driver. The driver can give change which makes at certain city centre bus stops the queue to … Read th...

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