Topic: Creating a Sustainable Public Transit System
October ’12 Greenwork Roundtable
With four speakers and a topic I consider important I was surprised at the low attendance for this event. Especially when I frequently hear complaints about how challenging it is to ride the bus in the Pioneer Valley and get to where you are going easily. Because of this I’m going to share just a little about what went on.
It is not that the buses are bad; I’ve found them to be clean and the drivers pleasant. I think the greatest challenge for me is the schedule which makes it so that I have to head home by 6:30PM – there goes taking the bus to any of my evening networking events. The schedule also only gives me one bus per hour. For others is can be great when the college students are around and challenging when they are gone because of reduced buses.
Here’s a brief overview in case you now wish you’d gone. Continue reading “Sustainable Public Transit in the Valley”