Comparing Five of The Nation's Biggest Transit Systems

GOOD takes a look at five of the nation's biggest public transit systems and compares their ridership, average speeds, and average miles per trip.

"Taking public transportation is one of the best way to combat congestion in our cities. But to encourage individuals to take mass transit, cities must invest to keep their transportation systems running efficiently and serving citizens' needs. See how the country's largest subway and rapid transit systems stack up in terms of how many riders they serve and how well they serve those riders."

This infographic compares the transit systems of New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., the San Francisco Bay Area and the Boston region.

Full Story: Comparing the Country's Largest Public Transit Systems

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