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  Thursday, 25 September 2014

The cities with the best public transport
London, Portland, Curitiba, Hong Kong, Munich, Moscow and Vienna are among the cities with the most comfortable, attractive and safe transportation systems.
 
When someone comes to a new city one of the things they value most is that public transport is friendly, easy to understand and, of course, secure.

Often ride the subway or in a public bus is cheaper than paying for a taxi or rent a car, in addition to these cities, improve the quality of life of people is essential and necessary, get to work faster or purpose and live near a metro station or have transportation 24 hours a day is ideal.

Next know seven of the cities that currently have the best public transportation in the world, excellent roads, trails, a variety of mobility systems, connectivity with the city, use of technology and speed of travel.

London, England. It has one of the best designed maps in the history of the world, but also the most expensive transport on the planet.london transportation
Transport cards facilitate movement through subways, buses or taxis.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portland, Oregon. Has an advanced cycling culture, the biggest in all the United States, also has streets for cars, and the MAX (Metropolitan Area Express).

portland transportation
 
Public transportation has its road and is free for students in this city.
 
curitiba transportationCuritiba, Brazil. The capital of the province of Paraná, in southern Brazil, known as the greenest city in Brazil, is also known for its excellent public transport system consisting of buses running on exclusive lanes for them. About 85 percent of the population use this service.

Ongoing modernization of the Integrated Transport Network makes its inhabitants and tourists can move to any point in Curitiba easily.
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong, China. To mobilize all the inhabitants of such a city must have a comprehensive public transport system with capacity for more than 7 million, (a figure of the population of Hong Kong in the year 2011).
hong kong transportation
The public transport network consists of the subway, trams, buses, minibuses, taxis and ferries, the latter have begun to revolutionize transportation in the country and the world have since opted for electric vehicles.

About 90% of the population uses the transport network, as well as being one of the cleanest in the world, has become one of the most successful electronic payment systems, Octopus card implemented in the year 1997, is used to pay the fare but also serves for use in shops, restaurants, supermarkets and other types of businesses.
 
 
munich transportationMunich, Germany. It is the largest city in Bavaria, one of the most populated and one of the most important cities in Germany. It has a large public system in which the city remains connected at day and night.

Known as the high-tech capital of Germany, has an underground train, called U – Bahn, composed of 6 lines and 98 stations throughout the city, also has a line of underground and urban railway called S – Bahn and tramways called U – Bahn, which are used by more than 330 million people annually, (2006 statistics).
 
 
Moscow, Russia. The mixture between transport, culture and art are the keys to the Moscow Metro is one of the best in the world, incidentally one of the means of transport used and visited by tourists.

moscow transportation
 
It is known as the most accurate and timely subway in world, its efficiency, speed and beauty, are part of this medium that carries more than 8 million passengers, one of the busiest in the world.

Entering one of the Moscow subway stations is definitely going into a work of architecture, almost as if you visit a museum, each of the stations is known for its beauty on their roofs, floors and walls, for his paintings, mosaics , lamps, ornaments and its marble construction.
vienna transportation
Vienna, Austria. Public transport in Vienna is a favorite for tourists, has become a local landmark and one of the most used by both locals and tourists to explore the entire city.

The transportation system handles about 1,600 million passengers each year, which speaks highly of the service rates and the variety of services by using the transport system.

The city of Vienna has 30 tram lines and 80 bus routes that run through the city offering the best service and travel, therefore, that the public transport system of Vienna has the best performance in the world according to the International Association Public Transport.


Sources:
International Association of Public Transport
El País
Metrocuadrado.com
Perú.com

 
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