Transit Planning

We’re strangers who know very little about each other, but we greet each other much like friends.  What passes between us is a familiarity gained from a few moments every day on the 74 bus in Saint Paul.  Yeah, I know that guy, howyadoin’?  That is ultimately the best description of the key characteristic of any good urban transit system – dependability.  It is the best possible description of it because it is on terms that are in the hearts of the people who ride it.  But what else does a transit system need, in these terms?

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