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Show Of Hands November 5th, 2017 1:54am

Do you regularly use public transportation?

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SD37 South Dakota
11/08/17 2:43 pm

Can't say I ever have.

bambi069 Anacortes
11/08/17 2:24 am

We don’t have public transportation in my area. If we did I would use it.

PlatoThePotato Texas
11/07/17 1:36 pm

Low percentage of K-12; do they not consider the school bus public transportation?

11/07/17 11:44 am

I live in Charlotte which is still developing its public transit. When the new rail line opens up I'll likely be a daily rider since there's a stop in front of my job

11/06/17 12:51 pm

It's not available where I live.

11/06/17 11:12 am

When I worked in Manhattan and lived on along Island I commuted by train and subway every day. Now I live in a small college town surrounded by cornfields. Because of the university there are buses, but nothing else. I now drive my own vehicle each day.

GDCSO New Jersey
11/05/17 10:26 pm

As of now, about 4 times a week. starting next school year (I’m moving home full time again) I’ll be a daily commuter Monday-Saturday from NJ to NYC.

IrishAlzheimers oakland, ca
11/05/17 8:32 pm

I grew up riding public transportation. I got tired of the strung out crackheads in the morning and meaningless violence so now I usually bike to wherever a bus can take me. I always take the train to Sf

11/05/17 1:50 pm

I’ve heard too many horror stories from friends.

One was vomited on by a man sitting behind her.

Another realized after a few minutes he was sitting in a seat soaked in pee.

centexken Republic of Texas
11/05/17 1:39 pm

You have to own a vehicle out in country.

trav USA
11/05/17 10:51 am

When it’s too cold to bike

11/05/17 9:56 am

No, public transportation doesn’t run where I live. I would need to drive to a park and ride to use it, so I just drive to where I’m going.

aksers Seattle
11/05/17 9:04 am

Almost no need for a car in Seattle. I get to and from work in the same amount of time. Sometimes less because of dedicated bus lanes in the highway. And I can be on my phone and not have to deal with the traffic!

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
11/05/17 8:58 am

No. The buses come every 30mins to an hour and take forever to get anywhere. Our train is only 7 miles long and nothing goes to the airport.

DiQuellaPira Columbus, Ohio
11/05/17 8:11 am

I don’t want crabs

11/06/17 5:05 pm

Then don’t have sex with stranger!

PlatoThePotato Texas
11/07/17 1:37 pm

What if he just has a shellfish allergy?

cowboy Proud Father
11/05/17 7:20 am

No need to here.

ladyniner81 people suck
11/05/17 6:43 am

I would but the only bus that comes out is at 5am and comes back at 6pm. Uh, if I had a Drs appointment, WTF am I supposed to do for the rest of the day? Idiot politicians.

tmtoo Daydreams and Nightmares
11/05/17 5:34 am

I don't think I've ever used public transportation outside of school, if the bus and a train ride count.

jmw7477 Indiana
11/05/17 1:14 am

No. It’s not convenient for me. However, my grandpa regularly rides the city bus “for something to do.”

Kyle5 TN
11/05/17 1:49 am

No, there's none available where I live.

NotQuiteWhite Earth
11/04/17 10:20 pm

When I first moved to Seattle I sold my car and used public transit for 5 years. Now I have a house in the suburbs and have to drive to get anywhere.

Spiritof76 USA 1776
11/04/17 9:40 pm

No. I enjoy the freedom to go where I please, when I please. No doubt public transit plays an important role in cities like NYC, but here, there's no need.

susanr Colorado
11/04/17 9:22 pm

Fairly regularly, although walking is my main mode of transportation. (I don't drive.) I use the buses in Fort Collins if my destination is over 3 miles, or if the weather is particularly bad in a way that makes walking dangerous or extremely unpleasant (thunderstorms, very icy sidewalks, extreme cold), etc. Otherwise I walk. Or if I want to take a long walk in a place somewhere pretty far from where I live, like one of the natural areas on the edge of town. (I *really* should get a bicycle.)

I took 4 buses (total) this past Tuesday to deliver our eclipse glasses to a volunteer collection site for Astronomers Without Borders, and I'll take the same 4 buses next Tuesday for a trip to the dentist.

I've used public transportation in most of the places where I've lived before, and also when I travel to other cities.


ConservativeCA Slow Joe sux
11/04/17 9:17 pm

Only time I’ve ever used it is visiting New York City on the Subway. Not a fan

IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/04/17 8:53 pm

I knew a promiscuous girl who everyone called the public transportation because everyone rode her all the time.

Crawdaddy11 Proud Wolverine
11/04/17 9:20 pm

Wow back in my day we just called them hos and sluts

Liberty 4,032,064
11/05/17 5:57 am

But wouldn’t that mean that just wandered aimlessly around while no one rode her though?

CMChristian gone
11/05/17 5:45 pm

(Promiscuous girl, wherever you are, I'm all alone and it's you that I want)

arttie123 Progressive Independent
11/04/17 8:51 pm

There isn’t any public transportation where I live.

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
11/04/17 8:37 pm

It’s for the poor & rich but paid for by the rest of us.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/04/17 8:29 pm

Would if there was any; there isn’t so I don’t.

catpillow Florida West Coast
11/04/17 8:27 pm

I used in when we lived in San Francisco and when we visited relatives in New York. I don’t use it in Florida.

phalnx Ohio
11/04/17 8:25 pm

No, never. Public transport is ucky!

kanji401 SoCal gal
11/04/17 8:20 pm

No, I never see buses or anything on the streets and I'm not even sure how to access it where I live.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
11/04/17 8:17 pm

Don’t use public transit, but love it up in the northeast

katerina13 stuck in the middle
11/04/17 8:33 pm

Oh, and in Dallas. It’s cool there, too. 😊

infinity1 Cincinnati, OH
11/04/17 8:15 pm

I do now, only because I have to commute to Manhattan for grad school.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/04/17 8:02 pm

Nope. It takes too long.

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/04/17 6:56 pm

Hahaha, no. Public transportation is for peasants. I drive a Buick and I have an indoor heated garage.

Zach21 California
11/04/17 9:09 pm

Congratulations! Do you want a cookie? Maybe a trophy?

susanr Colorado
11/04/17 9:26 pm

I enjoy being a "peasant" (although I'd rather walk, for my health and some other reasons, when feasible).

When I took the bus last week there was a Navy veteran in a wheelchair who had the people in the front of the bus including the driver (there were only a few of us) laughing and in good spirits the whole time he was on the bus. Personally I'd rather have an experience like that, than drive somewhere enclosed in my own bubble the whole way.


Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/05/17 3:58 am

Suit yourself. I don't like very many other people, so I prefer my bubble.

Donaldo lets go brenden
11/05/17 4:28 am

Buick is the car of the gods. I drove my grandmas old Buick years ago, and I still long for the luxury, comfort, and elite performance that I experienced when driving that exquisite automobile.

IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/05/17 9:39 am

Buicks don't do it for me. My mom has an Enclave and it's kinda boring. It just looks like a refined GMC. I prefer Lincoln or Tesla.

11/04/17 6:56 pm

I did when I lived in NYC. Now, hardly any public transit in my area.

PepsiGuy Gave up Pepsi for Lent
11/04/17 6:55 pm

Yes. The buses that go around Boston. I swear, some of the drivers are fucking insane.