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The 10 Greatest Cities for Mass Transportation
Want to be a part of the mass transportation trend? Consider
moving to one of these 10 cities with superb mass transportation systems.
Minneapolis, MN: Greatest Cities for Mass Transportation
Minneapolis' Metro Transit system includes both bus and light-rail
services. However, it's their winter accommodations that make this city's transit system stand out. "In the winter, some bus stations are
indoors, feature heat lamps and have displays for estimated bus arrival
times," says rider and Hennepin County Commissioner Jan Callison.
facilitate rush-hour commuters, bus services use the carpool lane in
the mornings and evenings. "The bus is very fast and direct," Jan says.
"The express bus service downtown is faster than driving a car."
Besides their excellent bus services, Minneapolis also has a light-rail
system that currently runs from downtown Minneapolis to the Northwest
suburbs. Proposals have been made to extend the light-rail system to the
Southwest, which would offer service to five additional suburban
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