Why I Heart Public Transportation

Day’s Verse:
He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.”
Mark 9:36-37

I love public transportation.

Now, you may be thinking, “Katie, come on! Public transportation has been around for 150 years. Why are you raving about it now? You’re a little behind the ball.” The answer is that public transportation, although started a long time ago, still has yet to catch on in so many suburban and rural areas of the United States, it’s almost a new concept. Plus, public acceptance of mass transportation here in the good old US of A lags even farther behind than our implementation of it. There are so many negative stereotypes that keep people from riding mass transit: It’s dirty, it’s only for poor or homeless people, it’s slow, it’s not very convenient, or ___________ (fill in the blank with your personal reason). Continue Reading >>