Savannah Transit is a recently launched blog that promises to focus on “alternative methods of transportation to the old American favorite: the automobile.” The “Why?” portion of the first post on the blog hits just about every benefit to be derived from enhanced transit options: congestion mitigation, poverty reduction, crime prevention, public health and — of course — the environmental angle. Here’s a snip:
Because offering options, as well as growing, supporting and maintaining those options, benefits our city, the people that live in it, and those that visit us. Because most alternatives are greener and can help make our city a better place to live in or visit.
Shannon, the blog’s creator, is asking for suggestions and ideas.