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All kinds come and go at Greyhound bus depot

 
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The Dispatch wrote All kinds come and go at bus depot

Monday, August 25, 2008

BY ELIZABETH GIBSON

Bus hubs are a nexus of people from all sorts of backgrounds. College students en route to school, salesmen out for business, Amish from Pennsylvania traveling to a funeral and women visiting their grandchildren all congregate in the same row of chairs at the Columbus Greyhound terminal.

The 24-hour cycle of passengers also attracts panhandlers and brings in transients who occasionally get kicked off the bus or run out of money for tickets.

Riders say security improvements and remodeling have made the Downtown Columbus station cleaner, friendlier and safer than most. However, there’s a small portion of the clientele who still make some women nervous enough that they cross the street to avoid passing by the building on S. Third Street.

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