TITLE

Mass Transit

PUB. DATE
August 1975
SOURCE
National Review;8/15/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p869
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the mass transit systems in the United States. One of the most important advantages of mass transit is that it is relatively non-polluting, thus maintaining the environmental health of the city. Besides, commuters encounter fewer traffic jams thus saving their precious time. However, critics of mass transit believe that investing billions of dollars in the mass transit system is a waste of public money. Even in metropolitan areas larger than one million, critics say, only 9.4 per cent of employed residents work in the central business districts, which minimizes the need for a mass transit system.
ACCESSION #
6046547

 

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