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6 Cities Americans Believe Will Have Far Better Transit 10-30 Years From Now

If you live in the USA, you may find getting around difficult due to aging or crumbling infrastructure. However, with many new transit projects set to be completed in the future, which cities have a good outlook for transport?

A recent online post explores residents’ predictions for where the public will travel easily in the next few decades.

L.A. is an enigma wrapped in a paradox; its staunchly green population lives in the most traffic-choked city in America. Thankfully, public transport plans are set to transform the City of Angels forever. Within the United States, Los Angeles has a very ambitious expansion plan with brand new metro lines.”

1. Los Angeles, California

Houston has a tempered ambition, planning a major expansion primarily through Bus Rapid Transport (BRT),” reveals a Houstonian. “They’ll have the longest BRT line in the country, at 25.3 miles.”

2. Houston, Texas

“It’s not going to be at the top of the list, but Atlanta is at least starting to take some steps in the right direction,” claims an Atlantan commenter. “They’re breaking ground on their first BRT line soon.”

3. Atlanta, Georgia

“In the next 30 years, they are planning on massively expanding their light rail system despite all the delays,” says a resident. “Also, multiple BRT lines and streetcar extensions in Tacoma will massively change the area in the coming decades.”

4. Seattle, Washington

“Despite being tiny, it will be the northernmost stop on the initial California High-Speed Rail (CAHSR) line and is in the plans to be part of the Valley Rail/ACE Rail expansion,” claims the next thread leader. “Together, these projects will mean that Merced will have significantly improved intercity transit options.”

5. Merced, California

DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) in Dallas is currently building the Silver Line connecting Plano, Dallas, Addison, and Carrollton to the airport,” a Texan native teaches us. They are also planning a second line downtown to improve the capacity of the system.”

6. Dallas, Texas

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