[CrackMonkey] Muni is sux, and BART RUINED THANKSGIVING!
hick0142 at tc.umn.edu
Sun Apr 22 15:03:43 PDT 2001
On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 02:20:08PM -0700, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> TRAVIS YOUNG , a Web designer, lives in San Francisco's Outer
> Sunset district. It takes him between 45 minutes and an hour
> to commute on Muni from his home to his office at Third and
> Townsend Streets -- a journey of about five miles. If he works
> past 10 p.m., it can take him more than two hours to get home.
> Sometimes Young just sleeps at work.
> John Hammersmith's commute from Dublin, a suburb in the
> Livermore Valley, to his Montgomery Street law office -- a
> 40-mile trip -- takes about 40 minutes. He takes BART.
> Young's trip costs taxpayers about 80 cents. Hammersmith's
> ride is subsidized to the tune of $22.
But BART needs those massive government subsidies in order to pay for
those special scooped-front rescue trains, those things don't come cheap.
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