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06-06-19, 07:32 AM
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Posted By FiftySix

That's not the way it works. Minimum wage...

That's not the way it works.

Minimum wage employees walk, bike, take transit, drive old cheap cars, or get rides. Those employees are not compensated with pay for transportation.

People that...
06-05-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

Poverty precedes the era of the train and the era...

Poverty precedes the era of the train and the era of the automobile and bus.

In the old days, people in poverty walked. Move up from walking and you might have a donkey or mule. Usually it took...
06-02-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

:roflmao2: As long as all that info is...

:roflmao2:

As long as all that info is presented up front, either in a job listing or at the interview, no problem.

It makes me think of when I was looking into changing careers many years ago....
05-31-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

The 10 year old car example was for the debt...

The 10 year old car example was for the debt discussion. As long as new cars are being bought and sold, people will have access to used cars.

It will be hard to make everyone get rid of the...
05-31-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

No doubt, America is a debtor society. When young...

No doubt, America is a debtor society. When young and just starting out, most people have to be that way.

The trick is to not wanting the latest and greatest as one's income increases. Buy an...
05-31-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

My ex-mother in law drove city buses for Metro in...

My ex-mother in law drove city buses for Metro in Houston.

When off duty, she never rode a bus. She drove her own car. In fact, she drove her car to the bus depot every work day to get her bus for...
05-26-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

"The limited transit service available in most...

"The limited transit service available in most American cities means that demand will never materialize—not without some fundamental changes."

"To this day, in most parts of American cities, it is...
05-25-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

I never said that I was psycho analyzing you or...

I never said that I was psycho analyzing you or anyone else in either post. I was simply describing my difficulty communicating with you, but said differently in each statement.

I do come to Bike...
05-25-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

I'm not psycho analyzing anyone. I'm merely...

I'm not psycho analyzing anyone. I'm merely saying that I don't communicate well with you. No harm, no foul.

If I wouldn't have been the OP, I would have just walked away from the keyboard like I...
05-24-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

Why are car drivers superior to those that do not...

Why are car drivers superior to those that do not drive?

Are we mixing up the luxury car drivers with the econobox drivers here?

I do agree that those that can afford to drive a car have more...
05-24-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

You queried how far in miles would be the point...

You queried how far in miles would be the point that people hop in a car instead of taking other forms of transit.

My reply was an excerpt showing where pre WWII commutes usually had a limit of 1...
05-21-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

Interesting outtakes from that brief article. ...

Interesting outtakes from that brief article.


"Only 5.1 percent of U.S. workers commuted regularly by public transportation in the years 2012 to 2016, according to the Census Bureau."

Out of...
05-21-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

IMO, the distance needs to be measured in time...

IMO, the distance needs to be measured in time not miles. The article in the first post touches on this.

"In the biggest cities, the radius from downtown accessible within an hour—generally...
05-20-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

Although I didn't clarify, the thread title is...

Although I didn't clarify, the thread title is the title to the linked article. Turns out the article is from last summer, but I didn't see it pop up until this morning.
05-20-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,530
Posted By FiftySix

Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit?

Some morning reading material. :speedy:

"One hundred years ago, the United States had a public transportation system that was the envy of the world. Today, outside a few major urban centers, it is...
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