Vicious cycle affects students’ attendance at University

The new road modernization project is affecting students’ attendance at Kingston University.

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The road-work near the Seething Wells campus is slowing down the traffic which affects the buses’ schedule, fact that makes students be late to class.

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“One time I’d waited for 40 minutes at the bus stop and then I hadΒ to walk to University. It was so crowded it could not have taken all of the students,” Ellie Watkinson, 18, said.

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“The project focuses on the cyclists’ pathway, replacing it with a better one and also on the crossing paths for pedestrians,” has stated Brian Travis, the supervisor.

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Students are also opting to go to University by bicycles.

Amandeep Sahota, 19, said: “It is just making sure I am not late for class. WaitingΒ for the bus…would be a disaster.”

The project will be done in the next two weeks.

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