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Old 12-09-2008, 07:07 PM
 
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Which small to mid size cities (Population 25,000 to 250,000) have decent public transit systems?

By no means am I expecting service like in NYC or Chicago, but which smaller places have safe, reliable bus services that cover all important parts of the city and have good service hours?
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Old 12-09-2008, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Nashville
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Berkeley and the East Bay has the best transportation outside of europe.
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Old 12-09-2008, 07:44 PM
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) honored the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) of Stark County (Alliance/Canton/Massillon), Ohio, with the prestigious, national "2006 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award"
Voted #1 - SARTA - Stark Area Regional Transit Authority - Canton, Ohio (http://www.sartaonline.com/voted_number_1.html - broken link)

Seems pretty good to me.
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:11 PM
 
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Providence RI, Portland ME, and even Burlington VT all have great transit systems... mostly because these are college towns.
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Back home in Kaguawagpjpa.
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I think any city that is close to a large city with great transportation. Two cities that I can think of are Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ. Both have the state operated NJ Transit bus lines. PATH trains that link these communities to each other and NYC, and numerous taxis and shuttle bus service.
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:24 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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I think any city that is close to a large city with great transportation. Two cities that I can think of are Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ. Both have the state operated NJ Transit bus lines. PATH trains that link these communities to each other and NYC, and numerous taxis and shuttle bus service.
And the light rail......................
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:57 PM
 
Location: Back home in Kaguawagpjpa.
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^^^ lol yeah I forgot about that. One can easily go anwhere in the Northeast from there because of the connection to Newark's and New York's Penn Station.
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Old 12-10-2008, 12:04 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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^^^ lol yeah I forgot about that. One can easily go anwhere in the Northeast from there because of the connection to Newark's and New York's Penn Station.

15$ Chinese bus from NY to Boston? LOL
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Old 12-10-2008, 12:16 AM
 
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
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Providence, Rhode Island.
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