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typetype March 19th, 2015 11:05pm

If circumstances forced you to utilize public transportation tomorrow morning, would you be able to without calling anyone, printing anything out or downloading additional apps?

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nnifer Alpha Quadrant
03/21/15 11:21 am

I live within walking distance of two horse farms. Does that count?

spicysteve M14D SBS
03/21/15 10:22 am

I know my way around pretty well. I'd just have to be transported to the train station somehow first.

omagabi Surf City
03/21/15 7:31 am

The bus stop is not to far from me but I would not know in which direction I have to travel or what to do next to get to my work 17 miles away. Buses don't go on freeways.

03/20/15 8:50 pm

The only public transportation out here is walking

bMyComrade Stumptown
03/20/15 8:04 pm

Does it count if I already have the app on my phone?

sgkitty new york
03/20/15 5:07 pm

I do it everyday. That's just life in NYC.

Maj Worth Economist
03/20/15 4:08 pm

I can get on a bus. But I'd have to look at a route map or ask the driver in order to get where I need.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/20/15 1:03 pm

Not without first being transported to somewhere that actually has public transportation, because there is nothing even remotely like that anywhere around here.

03/20/15 12:40 pm

What public transportation is that?

03/20/15 7:53 am

As below, there's no public transportation where I live either. I'd have to walk & I could do that without thinking too hard.

rbrown Kansas
03/20/15 6:09 am

Since there is no public transportation where I live, I'd have to do this in a strange city. So, I would need help.

typetype level 2 pretty
03/20/15 5:50 am

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jmw7477 Indiana
03/20/15 5:35 am

The closest thing to public transportation I've ever been on was the school bus. It wasn't available where I lived as a kid. As an adult, it either wasn't available, wasn't convenient, or was too expensive.

huntflor Minnesota
03/20/15 5:11 am

I live in the suburbs so I would have to drive to the light rail to get downtown.

leilu SoCal
03/19/15 11:46 pm

Yes and no. I can get to the train station by bike but it wouldn't take me anywhere that I might need to go. I would instead just ride my bike to get to the places I needed to go.

Iamamerican California
03/19/15 9:48 pm

I live in the suburbs.....we don't have much public transportation. Yay!

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
03/19/15 9:45 pm

None of that exists here, either you have transportation or you walk.. That easy!

EarlyBird Portland
03/19/15 9:41 pm

Id be in big, huge trouble. I know nothing about it.

ronderman North Carolina
03/19/15 7:32 pm

I wouldn't have a clue where the nearest bus stop is.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
03/19/15 5:01 pm

No sweat. There's a bus line that runs through my apt community and that goes to the Metro...which can get me just about anywhere.

susanr Colorado
03/19/15 4:47 pm

Easily. There's a bus route on the street at the edge of my apartment complex. Even if I didn't already have current printed schedules or the app for the system, I could walk over to the bus stop & point my iPhone at the QR code on the route sign &

susanr Colorado
03/19/15 4:49 pm

go directly to the system's web site to look at schedules. Or I could text the number on the sign to the system & receive a text telling me when the next bus would arrive, incorporating current delays & detours. If using my phone weren't allowed in

susanr Colorado
03/19/15 4:51 pm

this game, I could just wait there for the next bus, but there's only one per hour.

I use this system enough that I know it pretty well. Oh, and I wouldn't have to look for change to pay a fare, because I have an annual pass.

musiman28 Cotton country
03/19/15 4:17 pm

Probably not without at least looking online at bus routes. And them its be a pretty good walk as our local busses don't go near where I work. And then my boss would be trying to figure out why I didn't bring the company owned truck that I

musiman28 Cotton country
03/19/15 4:17 pm

Drive all day for work wasn't there.

musiman28 Cotton country
03/19/15 4:19 pm

Your lived in Lubbock, City Bus doesn't serve the east side or outside the loop very well.

cpaswr just say the letters
03/19/15 4:12 pm

I know which routes I need to take. Can I at least look at an online bus schedule first?