What we need is music to remind us of the joy, the efficiency and yes, the messiness of the bus and the train. And we at Streetsblog have put together a whole playlist about our humble transit system. Give a listen!
The problem, of course, is America's car culture itself: Most commuters don't take public transit and view congestion pricing as a tax, making it a huge political lift, even if there's a groundswell of support for reform, these experts added.
Williamsburg residents have started seeing weird nine-seat electric vans plying the area's already crowded streets — and some, apparently, are getting free shuttle service to wherever they want to go in the neighborhood.