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The use of subways, buses, trains, and rail car are more efficient ways to get around, especially in large metropolitian areas. They also cut down on traffic congestion, which reduces the amount of delays and idling for other vehicles on the road.  [9]

Source: [9] Global Warming Survival Handbook: 77 Essential Skills To Stop Climate Change [Live Earth]

 Public Transportation: Facts At a Glance

 Public Transportation: Fast Track to Fewer Emissions and Energy Independence

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The pollution produced per person is much lower than driving your own personal vehicle. It comes with some trade-offs (longer commute time, crowded seats, safety concerns, etc) but can be minimized with good planning and attitude.

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