Public transport is a more practical way of getting around. It connects al of Melbourne and can get a person where they want while saving money on petrol and helping the world we live in. Using public transport also encourages a healthy life style.
Public transport helps to save money on petrol. Petrol bills can get really pricey, especially when a job is not close by or when a few people need to be dropped off along the way. Public transport also tends to be a lot faster, saving time from traffic. Have in mind that not driving can also save on fines or parking tickets. A research at Melbourne University shows that over the past 2 years, use of public transport increased by 13%. More people are using public transport and a lot more need to join in as well.
Public transport does wonders to our already threatened environment. Without the use of cars, there is less green house gas pollution. Isn’t it important to have clean air to breathe? Or stopping the growth of the hole in the Ozone layer? It also stops any oil leaks that get pushed into drain pipes and washed away into the ocean killing sea animals. Public transportation contributes greatly to our environment.
The use of public transport encourages a healthy life style both mentally and physically. Using the transport requires a walk either to or from the station. During that time on and off the transport can be used to think, relax the mind or like they say, clear the head. Or that time could be used listening to music or reading a book. Dr. Marie from Social Psychology corp. in Melbourne states that public transport can also help build up a person’s personality, becoming more independent and sociable. Public transport has a good impact on someone’s mind in a way never thought possible.
In conclusion, public transport should be used throughout all of Melbourne. It is a smart money saver and an environmental choice. It is an important part of modern societies.