The 10 Best Cities for Public Transportation
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In 2009, passengers across the country took 10.2 billion trips on public transportation systems in the United States, and its usage continues to grow. Since 1995, public transit ridership has grown at a faster rate than either population or highway usage. By using data on ridership, safety, and government spending (2008 figures), U.S. News has compiled a list of the 10 best cities in the country for public transportation.