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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

10 Reasons Bay Area Residents Are Bummed Out About Public Transit

Posted By on Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 3:20 PM

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Recently, a team of curious people surveyed commuters across the nation to find out exactly how they feel about their own city's public transportation system. Not hard to believe, but nobody is 100 percent satisfied with their train trip to work -- anywhere.

Also not hard to believe, the Bay Area is probably the most bummed out by public transit, including Muni, BART, etc. where only 12 percent of commuters were "extremely happy" with their ride to wherever -- drunk or sober.

Setting aside the obvious pitfalls of public transit -- delays, strikes, crowds, unforgettable scents (and not the good kind) as well as the guy who prefers to hump his BART seat -- here are some less obvious reasons the Bay Area still hasn't warmed up to transit.

10. Too much public sex

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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