Sustainable convenience (An article from the Mast)

Sustainable convenience
Public transportation aims to eliminate car culture

So Wise

I find it very interesting that in an area that is so eco-minded, we have a horrible public transportation system. Efforts have been made to encourage people to carpool or ride bikes to work to cut down on vehicle emissions and gas consumption. The local public transportation systems have also done their parts by offering multiple routes and runs during peak commuting times.

The problem is that public transportation is useless outside of commuter times; most routes only run every hour or half hour. Public transportation can take up to twice as long as driving, and you often have to walk or take multiple routes to get to and from your destination. Like it or not, we are….


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