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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 12:34 PM
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5. No.
There is no bus service in my area.
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  -Could riding the bus fund your retirement? marmar  Apr-17-11 11:22 AM   #0 
  - One problem with that where I live...  elocs   Apr-17-11 11:43 AM   #1 
  - It's in my plans...assuming public transit hasn't been gutted by the time I retire  Cirque du So-What   Apr-17-11 11:49 AM   #2 
  - My average annual cost for my vehicle is $1,128  LiberalFighter   Apr-17-11 11:57 AM   #3 
  - My costs are fairly cheap, as well  customerserviceguy   Apr-17-11 01:16 PM   #10 
     - I bought my 99 Cavalier in Oct 98  LiberalFighter   Apr-17-11 01:48 PM   #11 
  - It some places it makes sense. I'd waste a lot of time using the buses where I lived.  aikoaiko   Apr-17-11 12:21 PM   #4 
  - No.  LWolf   Apr-17-11 12:34 PM   #5 
  - Not me, either  SouthernLiberal   Apr-17-11 04:37 PM   #12 
  - I'm another one with limited and inadequate  SheilaT   Apr-17-11 12:51 PM   #6 
  - A lot of the "costs" are just more examples of how we are being fleeced.  woo me with science   Apr-17-11 01:00 PM   #7 
  - Riding the bus can cost time, money, and opportunity.  JVS   Apr-17-11 01:01 PM   #8 
  - Also, the headline here is deceptive.  woo me with science   Apr-17-11 01:10 PM   #9 
  - what bus?  cali   Apr-17-11 04:38 PM   #13 
  - umm.. NO.. not when I need my CAR to get to my JOB..  ddeclue   Apr-17-11 04:38 PM   #14 
  - There are hidden costs for riding the bus.  ThomCat   Apr-17-11 07:02 PM   #15 
  - Housing, too. Rentals within walking distance to subway, train lines are often higher.  aikoaiko   Apr-17-11 07:09 PM   #17 
  - Housing definitely has hidden costs too.  ThomCat   Apr-17-11 07:19 PM   #19 
  - #7 is stretching things a bit, don't you think?  Ratty   Apr-18-11 01:11 PM   #24 
     - That depends on which buses and in which areas.  ThomCat   Apr-18-11 11:27 PM   #25 
  - What bus?  Skidmore   Apr-17-11 07:05 PM   #16 
  - Not practical for many people.  Odin2005   Apr-17-11 07:10 PM   #18 
  - I've been riding the bus since Nov. 2007.  Louisiana1976   Apr-17-11 07:48 PM   #20 
  - If I had to ride the bus around here...  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Apr-17-11 07:59 PM   #21 
  - Having had to ride the bus for a year, at least here it would take  kickysnana   Apr-18-11 01:01 AM   #22 
  - The fly in the ointment is this  SoCalDem   Apr-18-11 01:09 AM   #23 

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