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smarttexan March 22nd, 2015 2:35pm

If your city had a bus with wifi, usb plugs, and the ability to purchase juice and coffee, would you be more likely to ride public transportation instead of driving?

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presrvd Phoenix
03/23/15 10:54 pm

Public transportation has people in them. I don't do 'people'.

chrismisen atlanta
03/22/15 5:26 pm

i would still have to wait on the bus and wait at each stop. not worth it

pateach2 love my son
03/22/15 5:18 pm

No way. I love being independent and being able to choose when I go, where I go, and how I go. If I want to blare my music I can!

susanr Colorado
03/22/15 4:03 pm

I don't drive anyway, and I take public transportation without any of those perks. My city is hardly big enough to warrant juice & coffee service, though. I've been on buses with wifi (Cincinnati area) and it was pretty nice.

03/22/15 3:51 pm

I like my car but that's not why I drive it. Commuting by public transportation takes to long. Plus, I can't talk to myself on public transportation.

03/22/15 3:49 pm

I would if I lived in DC or New York, but around here, it just isn't a viable option.

jvc1133 61535
03/22/15 3:20 pm

Got no public transportation.

03/22/15 3:19 pm

No I take the car because it's here, it goes when and where I need it to. It would take me less than 10 minutes to walk to the bus stop and it also stops right outside my work, but it doesn't run very often when I leave work. I cannot work like that.

03/22/15 3:20 pm

The costs to have a car is minuscule compared to the convenience and freedom it offers.

Iamamerican California
03/22/15 3:19 pm

Not many buses in suburbia and I have no reason to go to the city.

AbandonedAccnt Not here.
03/22/15 3:18 pm

I used to ride the city bus in San Jose, ca quite a bit and it was a much more enjoyable experience than one would anticipate. City buses are, however, very inconvenient.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/22/15 12:46 pm

If my city had a bus... And assuming this magical bus ran often enough and stopped close enough to make it a reasonable option, I would use it sometimes, especially going into town where finding parking is a nuisance. No extra perks needed.

Yoko318 Utah
03/22/15 12:41 pm

Unfortunately, I don't have that option with work, as I'm a delivery driver. I kinda have to drive my car.

Rosebud Ohio
03/22/15 12:13 pm

If we had busses heck yea. All that would be a huge bonus.

anniepoops fear the deer
03/22/15 10:02 am

I'd need buses to actually run places first

typetype level 2 pretty
03/22/15 10:01 am

Wifi!! Wifi!! I know y'all have the technology to do it so c'mon! Hurry it up!!!

MachoMatt84 Privileged to serve.
03/22/15 10:01 am

It would make it more likely, but probably still wouldn't.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
03/22/15 9:37 am

No, because that would mean the price of the fare would go up

typetype level 2 pretty
03/22/15 10:05 am

ghettoπŸ˜” lifehack: u don't have to pay full fare or fare at all. You just have to embarrass yourself and tell the driver you only have a quarter or no money. Imo, LA metro fare is a rip off for me cuz I ride max less than 15 stops, not paying $1.75

typetype level 2 pretty
03/22/15 10:06 am

...when all the buses run on natural gas. I can't afford to pay $1.75 all the anyway. πŸ˜’πŸ˜žπŸ’€

Diogenes FreeMeBe
03/22/15 9:33 am

No. The bus doesn't go where I need it.

smarttexan More Moderate Than U
03/22/15 10:00 am

That's the biggest problem with public transportation where I live too.

RVA Uptown, Fan District, RVA
03/22/15 9:33 am

I have to have my car for work, so I still couldn't. If that weren't the case, I would.

Pirate Uses the Tap
03/22/15 9:15 am

You bet! I wish I didn't even have car. The expense is terrible.

Pirate Uses the Tap
03/22/15 9:44 am

Oh and I don't care about wifi when I'm trying to get somewhere. I just want to get there. My wifi will still be waiting for me at home when I get back.

corino Utah
03/22/15 8:35 am

Maybe if my city bus showed up on time and every ten minutes.

KudosToYou California
03/22/15 7:59 am

I don't mind taking public transportation in the first place.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
03/22/15 8:18 am

This, I do it every chance I get.

Ebola1 Florida
03/22/15 7:59 am

No way. Too long, route changes. It wouldn't be worth it to me.

Ebola1 Florida
03/22/15 8:01 am

Not to mention the $6.00 fare.

03/22/15 7:55 am

I drive way too much. Public transportation just wouldn't be able to get me where I need to go. Feels like I spend more time commuting to work than actually working.

cmeszko99 New York
03/22/15 7:43 am

I'd still pick my car. Love her.

SunsetLeopard Still writing my story
03/22/15 7:37 am

No my van is my the bus would still be public which means crowded, slow, and germs...I love my van