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Old 05-20-2014, 11:07 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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This is a other topic beat to death...

NYC
Chicago
LA
San Francisco
Seattle
Dallas
Atlanta
Philadelphia
DC

Yada yada
Take Dallas out. Seattle, Dallas and Atlanta above Philly? HAHAHA. No Boston?

You know nothing kid.

For reference, here is Philly.



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Old 05-20-2014, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Here is what the best transit cities look like:

1. New York City
2. Chicago
3. Washington D.C.
4. Boston
5. Philadelphia
6. San Francisco
7. Los Angeles
8. Baltimore
9. Seattle
10. Atlanta/Portland
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Old 05-21-2014, 12:31 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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New York City
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Chicago
Boston
Washington DC
Dallas
Miami
Philadelphia
Seattle

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Old 05-21-2014, 01:08 AM
 
Location: Austin
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My list:

1. Houston being #1 in best transit in the nation.
2. Dallas
3. Austin
4. Denver
5. NYC
6. Houston again
7. Again Houston
8.-10. Can't think of any more cities.

That's how I rate it.
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Old 05-21-2014, 01:12 AM
 
Location: West Hollywood
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This has been beaten to death.

It's almost like a lullaby!

NYC, CHI, DC, Boston, San Francisco, Philly, Los Angeles, da, da, da, da, da.....
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Old 05-21-2014, 01:41 AM
 
Location: New Orleans
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LA should not be 2nd... More like 7. In 10 years maybe.
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Old 05-21-2014, 02:07 AM
 
Location: Seattle, WA
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Seattle

As of today, Seattle just has a good bus system. Nothing fancy but it gets the job done. This will change drastically within the next decade, though.

Seattle will get a big boost in transit with the completion of the underground and elevated light rail. Two subway stations will open in 2016 (Capitol Hill & University of Washington), three more in 2021 (University District, Roosevelt, and Northgate), and expansion onwards north in the years following 2021 at elevated stations (145th Street & Lynwood). Seattle is also planning route options to connect Burien-Delridge-West Seattle-Downtown as well as Downtown-Fremont-Ballard with underground light rail. While all that is under construction, we're developing streetcar lines around the light rail stations, with the Broadway streetcar nearly complete.

The light rail stations are grade-separated (except for the pre-existing line along MLK Way in South Seattle) and will make transit within Seattle quite fast, with little wait times.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles finally won a long legal battle with Beverly Hills, which will allow the "Subway to the Sea" to be built. This will be a huge game changer in terms of transportation as this line will travel along LA's most prominent street, Wilshire Blvd, and connect to Santa Monica. Downtown LA will also eventually get a streetcar running a loop up Figuroa and down Broadway. The expanded reach of LA's subway lines will all but ensure the current growth of Downtown LA as one will eventually be able to live in downtown and walk to Hollywood, Wilshire, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica via the subway with little trouble.
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Old 05-21-2014, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Baltimore
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Dc

boston

new york

san francisco

chicago

portland

denver

philadelphia

atlanta
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Old 05-21-2014, 02:56 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Providence, RI is actually pretty good. Probably not top 10, but it's a good city to get around without a car. RIPTA is a great bus service. They have standard lines, BRT lines and a street car coming soon. RIPTA not only serves the city and suburbs, but the entire state. You can ride a bus from Providence to Newport, Bristol, North Kingstown, etc. Beyond that, Rhode Island has Acela express service, Amtrak Regional, and MBTA commuter rail connecting Providence to Boston as well as the Providence Airport and Kingstown RI. Really not bad for a city its size.
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:57 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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NYC

Boston
Chicago
DC
Philadelphia

SF

Los Angeles

Portland, Seattle

Denver, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Dallas, Baltimore

Houston, Miami, Phoenix, Austin, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, etc etc


everybody else
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