Comments on: Is the Hassle of Public Transportation Worth It? http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2011/07/is-the-hassle-of-public-transportation-worth-it/ The EPA Blog Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:35:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: ed hardy winkel http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2011/07/is-the-hassle-of-public-transportation-worth-it/#comment-3840 Fri, 08 Jun 2012 01:59:29 +0000 /greeningtheapple/?p=8274#comment-3840 the no parking fees, no traffic headaches, etc, there are significant big picture contributions. About one-third of the United States’ total carbon emission comes from transportation, and 60 percent of that comes from personal vehicle use. Already, New York City rivals such “green cities” as San Francisco and Portland in terms of personal energy expenditure. The overall factor can be greatly attributed to our love-hate relationship with the subway system

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By: Dan http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2011/07/is-the-hassle-of-public-transportation-worth-it/#comment-3839 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 13:49:34 +0000 /greeningtheapple/?p=8274#comment-3839 Couldn’t agree more. As much as at times I can be frustrated with weekend service changes, delays, and sweaty stations….in the end I love the subway system. It’s just easy, and I normally don’t think of how my actions are contributing to a better environment, but it’s nice to read this reminder.

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