[LMB] OT: Cars, independence, and haut bubble
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Fri Sep 3 10:25:02 BST 2021
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On Friday, September 3rd, 2021 at 3:33 AM, Katherine (Kathy) Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2021, at 3:32 PM, Walter Stuart Bushell proto at panix.com wrote:
> > Better for many would be a taxi service call a car and it picks you up,
> > thus no capital cost
> This, also, can be impossible or impractical in many areas. There is, or used to be, a local taxi service. You could call and book a taxi for, say, next Tuesday. Right now, or any time before then? Not available. Also, I looked at the Lyft app a few days ago, and it showed one available driver, three towns away. But we have no problem plugging in my Prius Prime in the garage/barn. Different solutions work for different circumstances.
It sounds like public transportation has gone backwards in time with a vengeance :-(
In my part of the world it is the postal system, which has gone from delivery twice a day to twice a week - at impossible prices and lousy service..
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