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Urban Hiking: The 4 Bridge Challenge, Part 2

ratpag is back with the second part of our exciting 4 Bridge Challenge excursion, journey, what-have-you.  We began here, talking of our travels from Manhattan to Brooklyn to Manhattan all over again.  So exciting.  Well guess what?  Part 2 really picks … Continue reading

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Life Without Transit and the Perils of Car Ownership, Part 4

We begin our final installment of our Life Without Transit series by noting that the New York Times has “coincidentally” begun their own investigative series about a journey.  Trying to steal ratpag’s thunder, are we?  What are the odds?  Who else has ever … Continue reading

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Get Your Shit Straight, Milwaukee

We here at ratpag are still basking in our victory – public transit use at its highest levels in over 50 years – but once we sobered up, a little over an hour ago, we realized that there is still work … Continue reading

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Public Transit Use Highest in Over 50 Years!!

We quickly return to quoting other people’s work but it’s for good reason – public transit use in the U.S. is at its highest levels since 1956!  Everybody’s talking about it:  The New York Times, Marketplace, Fox News, The Salt … Continue reading

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A Couple of Pro-Transit Op-Eds From Around the Country

ratpag has long since admitted its shamelessness.  We’re not averse to posting a questioning of some sort of public transit or another but we’re also not that likely to do it.  In continuing with that tradition, here are two favorable pieces … Continue reading

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