What has tumbleweeds, tall boys, and Texans galore? Lubbock, TX is home to all this and more! Home to The Texas Tech Red Raiders, one of the largest aquifer’s in the world, and a High School ranked as one of the top in the nation 3 years in a row by Newsweek magazine, this is a place that likes to stand by their heritage, but also not afraid to break the mold. Known as the Hub City, Lubbock serves an important role in West Texas, connecting all the other small towns in the panhandle and providing a center for healthcare, education and business that is continually growing.
I can only say one thing about transit in Texas – own a car! It really is the only way to get around. Even though there is a public transit system set up in Lubbock, and you can use it 7 days a week to get to select spots around town, nearly everyone who lives here has a car and uses it on a daily basis, if only for the AC! It gets hot here and sticking your butt to a sweaty steaming seat on a bus is the last thing you’d want to do. People do bike around the city, especially near the college campus, but once you have to go anywhere outside the city limits, it just makes more sense to have a car.