San Francisco USA San Francisco public transport
Due to the unique geography, which often prevents the construction of roads, and the results of the "road revolution" in the late 1950s, San Francisco one of the few cities in the U.S. has chosen a European arterial style of arrangement of the roads, instead of a large network of freeways. People take care of the nature and many of them use the bicycles.
The San Francisco transport system combines cable cars, trolleybuses, buses, subway, which is the part of San Francisco Municipal Railway (SF Muni), and boats as it has much water around it. It is rather popular kind of transport. Besides, a fascinating panorama of the city is opened to you.
Everywhere in the transport there is a fare. Lots of city residents buy the travel document because it is much cheaper. When come down in the subway, you pay only once. If you decide to pay cash, remember that the driver will not give you a change. The amount must be equal to the passenger fare. At each means of transport, there are special boards of the timetable and directions.
It is better to use surface traffic, as you can admire all the beauty of the city, luxury and cheap San Francisco hotels, notable buildings and marvelous parks. You will not have any problems to get to the place where you decided to stay, the routes are not difficult and it will be easy to take any means of transport.
The system of cable cars is included into the National Register of Historic Places; nowadays these cars of different bright colors and interesting shapes carry mostly the tourists. Everyone wants to board it, as they are very comfortable and nice.