Advantages Of Public Transport

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What is public transportation? Private Transportation? Erol Ozan- the American writer said that “You can't understand a city without using its public transportation system.” Why is it important and why people should use it in their daily life, not private ones? there have been many opinions and conflicts between people in order to choose which is the best and most cost- systems for people. Actually, many people would say that may be private transports. However , in my opinion, I believe that public transports are the best means of transport for people who want to go with cheap prices, comfortable and protect our environment. There are, to my mind. 3 main reasons for choosing to go to work or to travel by public transports: cheaper price, environmental …show more content…
Why people should use public transit to go to work or schools or travel? Does anyone know that how much money they can save if they use public transportation system rather than private ones? Firstly, of course using common transports is much far cheaper than personal vehicles. In recent years, petrol prices has risen dramatically about 155% from 89.4 Pounds in January 2006 to 138.9 Pounds in December 2012 in the UK. Furthermore, Government or authorities want their citizens to use public transit as their daily vehicles so governments encourage them to use by giving interesting price, highly rise the petrol and private vehicles’ taxes. As a result, people need to pay much more money to go by their own automobile than using national transportation systems For example. “ According to APTA’s Transit Saving Report, a two-person household can save, on the average, more than $10,174 a year by downsizing to one car” ( http://www.apta.com/mediacenter/ptbenefits/Pages/default.aspx) Secondly, going by public transport has good and …show more content…
Firstly, when people use private conveyance, it will cost you much higher than public transit. As a petrol price changes every hour, every-day and it becomes more expensive, people can save a big amount of money for their life when going to work by subways, which is the most fundamental things during economic depression nowadays. You can use this reference website to understand more why buses or subways are the best vehicles for you (https://www.theaa.com/public_affairs/reports/Petrol_Prices_1896_todate_gallons.pdf) Secondly, private cars, bikes are not good for environment as they increase air pollution and cause greenhouse effect become more seriously because they use more energy and fuel than their opponents. Finally, using private means of transports during rush hours when being stuck in traffic congestion is also not a smart and genius idea because it’s not comfortable. When you are in rush hour traffic congestion, it wastes your time, money for fuels and also it makes you feel frustrated and stressed, which is not good for health as well as our world environment. For example, according to traffic analysis firm INRIX in 2013, citizens who live in Los Angeles, California had to waste approximately 64.4 hours per person, per vehicles in 1 year!!!! (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_congestion#United_States) Wow it’s just a big time?? If they use public

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