Travel The Best US Cities for Public Transportation  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is easy to get around via public transport, whether subway, buses, trains, etc.

Big cities mean big populations, and that can mean big traffic problems. Fortunately, there are lots of good cities for public transportation. Some top cities for transportation offer plenty of bus lines, while other good American cities for quality public transportation feature elevated trains and subways. A few great US cities for transportation are among the most populated in the world.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for public transportation? New York City's transit system is inexpensive and easy to use. Residents frequently commute via subway, and tourists can get to all of the major landmarks. Chicago also is a great city when it comes to public transportation. Traveling by cable car is a must when in San Francisco. Other good areas featured on this list include San Diego, Washington, D.C., and Seattle.

Which city do you think is the easiest to navigate via public transportation? Give the best options a thumbs up and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
New York City New York, USA

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

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13 7
Hoboken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Hoboken New Jersey, USA

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Los Angeles California, USA

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Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Jersey City New Jersey, USA

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14 9
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Seattle Washington, USA

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Oakland California, USA

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8 4
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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8 4
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Baltimore Maryland, USA

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7 3
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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13 10
Denver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Denver Colorado, USA

The Most Beautiful Cities in the US

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11 8
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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9 6
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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7 4
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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7 4
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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6 3
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Richmond Virginia, USA

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15 13
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
San Diego California, USA

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12 10
Portland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Portland Oregon, USA

The Best Countries to Travel Alone

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

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Rochester is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Rochester New York, USA

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7 6
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Dallas Texas, USA

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6 5
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
San Jose Silicon Valley, California, USA

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Madison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Madison Wisconsin, USA

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7 7
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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7 7
Santa Ana is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Santa Ana California, USA

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6 6
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Buffalo New York, USA

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5 6
Hanford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Hanford California, USA

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5 6
Miami is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Miami Florida, USA

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Houston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Houston Texas, USA

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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Public Transportation
Atlanta Georgia, USA