Public transit is the way to go! The more we use it, the better it (and the planet) gets. We are constantly banging on and on about why we should leave the car behind, when we can. As if we even need to say this in this day and age, here are some reasons why public transport should be your new way to get around.
Public transit, such as buses, trains, trams, and subways, can transport a large number of people in a single vehicle. This reduces the number of cars on the road, leading to decreased traffic congestion and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Public transit is generally more fuel-efficient than individual cars, thereby helping to mitigate air pollution and combat climate change. Public transit systems can significantly alleviate traffic congestion in urban areas.
By providing an alternative to private vehicles, public transit reduces the number of cars on the road, resulting in smoother traffic flow and shorter commute times for both transit users and drivers. And, finally, Public transit systems aim to provide transportation options to a wide range of individuals, including those who do not own cars, people with disabilities, and those who cannot drive. Public transit networks are designed to serve various neighborhoods, making it easier for people to access education, employment, healthcare, and other essential services.
Well, Tel Aviv have put their money where their mouth is and have upgraded their transit system immensely. The new high-speed railway line from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv from one of the deepest railway stations in the world at Jerusalem Navon Yitzhak across the valley on new railway viaducts into the economic center of Israel Tel Aviv stopping at Ha’Hagana, Hashalom, Savidor Center, University and Herzilya. Watch below for a ride on one of Israel’s best railway lines.
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