Why Bus Service Matters To Rail Passengers

In Nice,France the bus and the train DO coordinate. Bus has priority lanes along with police, taxi (but not UBER).


By Noel T. Braymer

Unless a person is lucky enough to live near a train station and most of their destinations are near a train station, then they never have to transfer to a bus to get to where they want to go. But there are lots of places people want to go to which requite a transfer by transit either by bus or rail. Even if you are not transferring from a train, there are times when riding bus transit would make sense.Taking transit is a simple way to reduce the need for parking in urban areas and reduce traffic congestion which building more roads and parking only makes worst. The problem is most people will only ride a bus if they have no other choice.

In America, bus transit is often looked at as the mode of travel of last resort. When riding the bus, travel is often…

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