“I miss the times when the jeepney barker would say, ‘We can take one more,’ and I’d believe him but end up with half my ass hanging off the jeepney seat.”
As transit agencies try and rebound post-pandemic, they must remember people use public transit when it is fast and convenient, not because of cheap gimmicks.
The subway is different from every other transit system in the country. If people think that's no longer true, it might not get the funding it needs.
This could be the end of U.S. public transit as we know it. Whether that will be a good or bad thing depends on what happens next.
New York is the last American city where people of all incomes can live an easy car-free life. That might be changing.
“A lot of the workforce is probably already infected.”
Bus drivers are making sure health care workers, first responders and grocery store workers can still get where they need to go. But they need to stay healthy to keep doing that.
Someone at my office may have been exposed to coronavirus. Should I go to my nephew’s birthday party this weekend?
Ridership is likely going to plummet, which will make it harder on local transit agencies