Why Does The U.S. Have Bad Public Transit? Blame Class Warfare.
What this all adds up to is workers who are less desperate and who have more options; which equals workers with more bargaining power; which equals more inconveniences and higher labor costs for the business owners, managers, and other professionals who make up much of the Republican base.
Good points, but too general an argument without digging deeper on specific transit systems (especially those that work well–i.e., Bay Area Rapid Transit).
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The controversial California High Speed Rail Project finally broke ground yesterday in Fresno. I never thought I would see the day due to the numerous delays and lawsuits.
Now the next question is when will this project be completed, rather than get started.
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Son of a city planner, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin still bikes and rides the bus whenever and wherever possible.
Artist Joshing Uno redesigned the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system map for Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. See the second image; the first image isn’t bad either as a redesign for Mario Kart.
And yes, you can buy the print version.
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Better late than never. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) celebrated its 40th anniversary on Tuesday September 11, 2012.
Congratulations. I know your ~400,000 daily riders appreciate you very much.
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