Re: PATH (pathetic attempt at transporting humans)

Posted by bodhipooh on 2018/1/14 12:19:11
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JCGuys wrote:
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hero69 wrote:
i'm just now reading nyt magazine article about nyc subway:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/03/mag ... on-wealth-inequality.html

article makes me appreciate PATH and the subway more...maybe fares should be raised to make necessary improvements?


Not only should fares rise, but they should add a peak-hour premium to whatever is needed to reduce overcrowding and to encourage folks to go a half hour earlier or later. Unpopular opinion, but PATH is a fraction of the costs associated with driving.


Only true when considering a single commuter. For two people, driving can be about the same cost as the combined round trip cost of PATH and subway fare for two people, which is close to $24.

Heck, once warmer weather arrives, a single person can do his/her commute for less than PATH and subway fare when commuting by motorcycle, which is incredibly cheap and efficient.

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