Can mass transit be as appealing as cars?

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A traffic jam with cars and buses. Photo credit: Pixabay.

We look at how our transportation system functions -- what works, what doesn’t, and what could improve it. One big issue that plagues public transit is travel time. If getting in your car, even with traffic, is the fastest way to get somewhere, can public transportation really compete with driving? 

Credits

Guests:
Alissa Walker - urbanism editor, Curbed - @awalkerinLA, Juan Matute - UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies - @uclalewiscenter

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Jenna Kagel