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View Poll Results: Best mass transit outside of NYC?
Chicago 86 35.83%
Washington D.C 64 26.67%
Boston 26 10.83%
Bay Area 20 8.33%
Philadelphia 23 9.58%
Atlanta 7 2.92%
Los Angeles 6 2.50%
Other (please state) 8 3.33%
Voters: 240. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-25-2008, 03:49 PM
 
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Who and why?
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Old 10-25-2008, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
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I would say it is a race between Washington DC, San Francisco, or Boston. These three have the highest percentage using mass transit after New York City. All three systems feel relatively similar too. I would maybe give Boston and DC an edge over San Francisco because if you need to leave the Bay Area, there isn't a rail system to connect you to other cities as well as the inter-city rail network on the East Coast.
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Sun Diego, CA
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why no San Francisco on the list? I think San Francisco ranks second to NY based on the options available and the ridership.
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
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why no San Francisco on the list? I think San Francisco ranks second to NY based on the options available and the ridership.
The "Bay Area" is on there.
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:42 PM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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I said Bay Area. Cal trans, BART and the light rail.
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:43 PM
 
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why no San Francisco on the list? I think San Francisco ranks second to NY based on the options available and the ridership.

Well its not the Saginaw Bay area, its not the Green Bay area, and its probably not the Hudson Bay area, so its probably the San Fransisco Bay Area. LOL
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:55 PM
 
Location: moving again
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DC has the best metro/subway/underground (whatever you would like to call it, its called the metro here) outside NY handsdown
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Old 10-25-2008, 05:15 PM
 
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I said Bay Area. Cal trans, BART and the light rail.
That's where I voted for. After that, probably a toss up between Chicago, Boston, and D.C., and next after the three way tie, Los Angeles.
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Old 10-25-2008, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Scarsdale, NY
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Who in the hell voted for LA? It's between Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco. Out of those three, it's between Boston and Chicago. SF's bus system sucked. I waited over 30 minutes for a freaking bus there. The BART was nice, though. Not used to cushioned subway seats.
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Old 10-25-2008, 05:40 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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DC has the best metro/subway/underground (whatever you would like to call it, its called the metro here) outside NY handsdown
Yep and I would say Chicago has the best bus system outside of NY hands down.
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