[lbo-talk] The Planet is Fine

Wojtek S wsoko52 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 08:53:52 PST 2011

It is #7 according to this site http://www.askmen.com/top_10/travel/top-10-public-transit-systems_7.html

The only Etats Unis system that made the list.


On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Jordan Hayes <jmhayes at j-o-r-d-a-n.com> wrote:
> Doug writes:
>> In NYC, we have a pretty good public transit infrastructure,
>> but people still drive heavily.
> It's pretty good, but it's not great.  It's not even in the top 10. People
> drive in NYC because it's (still) more convenient than transit. People who
> have near-door-to-door transit opportunities don't drive much; everyone
> else?  Even in Manhattan, the whole east side is a wasteland of transit.
>  Look at Queens: it might as well be Kansas City out there.
> You whistled this tune when you lived in Manhattan and worked downtown; now
> that you live in Brooklyn, you have a car.
> QED?
> /jordan
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