We use cars, trains, busses, metros, trams, and bicycles to get ourselves places. Transportation is an issue every single individual faces upon the brink of adulthood. When our mothers and fathers stop dropping us off, we either opt for purchasing a car, or we opt for relying on public transportation, today we have made a list to weigh in on the pros and cons of owning a car, versus the pros and cons of public transportation.
The purpose, is to give our readers some insight on the best alternative, is it private transportation or public transportation?
|Public Transport Pros:||Private Transport Pros:|
|Greener and more eco-friendly, less waste generated.||Safety and personal security|
|It is much cheaper than owning a car, on the level of finance.||Convenience|
|No maintenance is required.||Ease of travel|
|Less time wasted since one can do something useful like read a book.||Long lasting and reliable|
|It is more versatile, includes taxi, buses, trains.|
|Public Transport Cons:||Private Transportation Cons:|
|Ticket prices are subject to modification.||Cost of insurance, gas, and maintenance|
|Poor customer service can be a downside.||Parking space issues|
|Rush hour inconvenience||Time consuming|
|Delays and unpredictability||Higher risk of accidents|
|Reduced personal security||Damaging to the environment|
|No privacy||Damaging to health, as it reduces our need to walk distances|
Honestly we think this issue depends on a person’s residence and the ease of public transportation in that said country, however we hope this little list has served its use on helping our readers make up their minds.