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Fun Poll: What is your favourite public transit system around the world?

Fun Poll: What is your favourite public transit system around the world?

U-Bahn in Berlin Eberswalder Strasse, Germany Photo courtesy of Andreas Adelmann
Berlin’s Eberswalder Strasse, Germany
Photo courtesy of Andreas Adelmann

Any globetrotters in the mix? As I mentioned in my first post,  I love to travel! When I do, I take public transit. It’s cheap, it’s (usually) easy, it connects you to the people of the area and it goes everywhere!

Sure, it can be a bit daunting your first trip, particularly if you don’t speak or read the language but as Blanche DuBois said, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” Most people are extremely helpful in this regard. You’d actually be surprised how many people are willing to come to your aid when you have that confused look, furrowed brow, clutched map and general aura of panic.

Now, I definitely have my favourites among some of the more popular transit systems around the globe but what I really want to know is YOUR favourite!

Let us know by voting for your favourites below, leaving a comment, tweeting us @TheBuzzer, or emailing us at thebuzzer@translink.ca!

What is your favourite public transit system around the world?

  • London – Underground or "Tube" (30%, 57 Votes)
  • Hong Kong – MTR (22%, 42 Votes)
  • Tokyo – Metro (14%, 27 Votes)
  • New York City – Subway (13%, 25 Votes)
  • Paris – Metro (8%, 16 Votes)
  • Berlin – U-Bahn (7%, 13 Votes)
  • San Francisco - BART (5%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 189

Author: Adrienne Coling