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Monica Hysquierdo, 17, puts in her headphones to listen to music as she waits for the bus at the stop near her home in Victoria. Hysquierdo has ridden the bus since junior high. "I think it's really useful for parents who can't take their kids to school or can't afford a car for school," she said. "And I always feel safe," she added.