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flanker
There's also the fact that US is massive compared to EU countries. If they didn't have good road infrastructure, they'd be fucked. Not to mention, US cities, in general, are not as populous as European cities. Istanbul has 15M population, Moscoew 12M, London 8M. These are both old and compact cities which literally can't function even if only 1/10 of the population drove cars.


On the other hand, most populous US city is NY with 8M (which has good public transportation coincidentally) and the second-largest is California with 3M which is nothing by EU standards.
Dmeads 56
Longest car trip I’ve ever taken was when my family drove to Kansas from eastern Ohio. Also we’ve taken about 5 trips to southern Florida and probably 10 or more trips to South Carolina. A two hour drive in the US is nothing.
rhythmandacoustics
Public transportation sucks in US because Car Companies need to sell cars.
Feersotor
Ha! You should visit Mexico ...
Final Cut Gaming
Atlanta built a streetcar system that's maybe a mile long total and goes nowhere. Do a video on how not to do the streetcar properly, you'll find Atlanta.
william morey
hmm seems like more US bashing to me, more Europe is the best system and the US should just be Europe, until of course they get themselves into finical or war trouble then they like us again.
Jamie Fitz
I just don’t think being around too many people
Paul FUN
Pretty funny the Republican party love cars because it symbolizes freedom. More like the big oil companies and the big 3 were able to bribe the clowns to do there will. Nothing is done in the interest of the people just money. Freedom hahahahaha good one!
Blake Bolin
I live about an hour north of Houston and my dad says he’s against public transportation because it brings in criminals and homelessness. I don’t know how to knock some sense to him about the benefits of public transportation. By the way, he works for Shell which many of you know to be an oil and gas company. And my mom says I can’t live off of public transportation.
gizmofire
I would take public transportation but i don't want to spend 1hr45min to travel what is a 18min drive.
Harambe Was Framed
When I think of Public Transportation I think of Black Mob Violence always on the Buses or Trains in cities like Chicago, St. Louis, New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC. No Thanks, I’ll keep my Car. Colin Flaherty Don’t Make The Black Kids Angry. 👍
uxel duxel
Do not let it fool you, i live in stuttgart germany the public transport is way more expensive than maintain than a cheap ish city car (I own a susuki swift). Its also much slower outside of the city center. It takes me 40 minutes to get to work using public transport. It only takes me 10 if the road is clear and 25 during rush hour with my car. Also every single time the public transport has a failure because some dimwit jumped infront of a cart and the city is "split" in half again for several hours a lot of my co workers are screwed. So unless your city density is extremely high and you do not plan on ever leaving a that zone, stick with the car. If you ever want to take a trip to a more rual area (my parents live in such a area) even in central germany the public transport is so abysmal that you would be loughed at for not saying that you do not need a car. It is extremle frustrating to me that my goverment uses my tax money to fund public transport which is in almost every way inferior to the car. Id much rather they do not spend that money and reduce taxes and let the free market decide by itself what it wants to or not. Then highly urban areas that can maintain a extensive public transport system will have a decent public transport system and areas that cant wont and instead spare us from having a really shitty one that cant replace the car and just save the tax money it takes to subside the shitty public transport systems.
C M
This video talks about how the bus ended the street cars. But then talks about how street cars are coming back. Why have street cars when you can use buses? You should do a video on the success of the bus system and the failure of the bus system in the US.
Michael Mccarthy
Autonomous and electric powered.
the car isn't dead yet.
It's just getting ready for act II.
Luc Donderwinkel
In the netherlands we have more than 6000 km of rail while 231 times smaller than the us
Luc Donderwinkel
The Dutch transportation system goes to almost all towns
Deniz 1234
Laughing in Danish 😂
Anand Kewal
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Gyuumira Dat Birb
Ever used germanys public transport?
Either u didn't make it to your destination becouse your train didn't show up or you arrived about 5 hours late.
scose
Making cities sprawled and then depriving poor neighborhoods of public transit is a great way to ensure the existence of an underclass that's willing to do unskilled labor for low wages. A classic tradition in the USA!
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