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Transportation – Public Transit

Episode #14The Fringe #390

Savannah Haslow, Andrew Bailey, and Ian R Buck discuss transportation and public transit.

Transportation Miniseries

Overview

  • Pros
    • Cheap
    • Most efficient system at scale
    • Less cars on the road
    • Don't have to bother with parking
    • Sense of community?
  • Cons
    • Buses not running on time
    • Missing the bus
    • Only viable on routes that the planners have planned for
    • Transfers compound travel time
    • Waiting for the bus in the rain
    • Sometimes subways have fires