Every weekday at 8:00 AM hundreds of students are on their way to university. The centre of this happening is usually in Central Station in Groningen. Many Dutch students are coming from Assen or Drenthe, places near to Groningen. Others, for example international students are not used to cycling and prefer to take the bus. Every morning, five days a week. Normally you could guess that the regional bus company “Qbuzz“ should know the situation and how to handle the huge number of students. In fact they don’t: The sign “Bus Vol” rises from the front and side of the [...]
Speed bumps have been put in place for buses heading towards zernike due to the increasing amount of traffic in the area. This measure will prevent bus driver from turning the roads into race tracks just because they have to arrive at a scheduled time.
From Thursday November 3rd until Friday November 11th busses will not stop at the stops Nijenborgh and Zernikeplein, the busiest stops for bus lines 11 and 15. This is because of construction work at Zernikelaan, where special roadblocks for busses will be made. Passengers from bus lines 11, 15, 174, 309, 504 and 682 need to get out at Crematoriumlaan, the first stop when entering the Zernike campus or P+R Zernike, which is the last stop.
Qbuzz is a new public transport company in the Netherlands. Although recently in progress, certainly inexperienced. The buses run in the province of Friesland, Drenthe, Groningen and some parts of Rotterdam. However, in Groningen the Qbuzz faces a number of challenges especially bus 11 and 15 going to Zernike. This year the public transport system has encountered a few difficulties particularly the buses route to Zernike. They often have to pick up more passengers than they are allowed and this is largely due to an increase in student commuters this year in Groningen. Official of Qbuzz are aware of the [...]
Besides travelling by Bike or car, Dutch people also use the public transport system to get to work or school. If you want to use the public transport system in The Netherlands, in most cases you need the OV-chip card. What is it? Where is it being used? Which one should I get? How you should use it and what should I be aware of? This article tries to answer these questions. What is the OV-chip card & where can I get it? The OV-chip card is a smart card that is the size of a bankcard and it contains [...]