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Old 07-12-2012, 08:50 PM
 
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How would you rank cities in the U.S. in terms of their mass transit system? Overall quality, cleanliness, speed, ease of use, network/coverage, etc.
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Old 07-12-2012, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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1. New York City
2. Boston
3. San Francisco
4. Philadelphia
5. Washington D.C.
6. Chicago
7. Seattle
8. Miami
9. Baltimore
10. Los Angeles


Just assuming this would be close to the order.
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Old 07-12-2012, 09:46 PM
 
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seattle?
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Old 07-12-2012, 09:58 PM
 
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Overall NY is the best
On the West Coast LA has the most of everything, underground, light rail, buses etc .

1. New York
2. Boston
3. Washington D.C.
4. Chicago
5. Philadelphia
6. Los Angeles
7. San Francisco
8. Seattle
9. Miami
10. Baltimore
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Chicago (from pittsburgh)
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Including trains, buses, commuter rail, suburban bus services, taxi service

1. NYC
2. Chicago
3. DC
4. Boston
5. SF
6. Philly

after that it is too debatable
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:03 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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NYC
Chicago
DC
Boston
SF
Philly
Seattle
LA
Atlanta
Baltimore

Top 6 I'm more sure about, bottom 4 not so much.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Chicago (from pittsburgh)
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NYC
Chicago
DC
Boston
SF
Philly
Seattle
LA
Atlanta
Baltimore

Top 6 I'm more sure about, bottom 4 not so much.
same top six as me, and similar feeling beyond #6. It gets too close after that. Lots of cities in that tier with 'ok' transit
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:05 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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same top six as me, and similar feeling beyond #6. It gets too close after that. Lots of cities in that tier with 'ok' transit
Yeah, I laughed when I saw your list.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Chicago (from pittsburgh)
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Yeah, I laughed when I saw your list.
yeah. I think people will argue about the order, but those seem to be the agreed upon top six. Now that I think about it I'd definitely include Atlanta in the 7-10 spot but not sure of any others. LA I suppose.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:10 PM
 
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What are the only US cities with a subway system?
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