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Transit needs to be reliable to be useful. Invest in trains and busses. Invest in frequent all night service on all routes. Make it free at point of service. Build it and they will come. Ban cars (close streets to cars) and defund and demolish highways.

Bus and bike lanes made of paint are bare minimum here folks. They cost us nothing and provide the goods, but we can do so much more and we need to. So plz go write a local elected and demand funding.

Honestly we could close half of our grid to cars and car folk would still be within a block of their parking spot if the other streets were 24/7 public transit and bike/pedestrian broadways.

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