Kijan pou yo itilize transpotasyon piblik

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Do you need to get to places in the USA? Some of the distances you need to go are too far to walk. You will need different types of transportation to get to work, lekòl, ak kote pou achte. Services such as buses and subway trains are called public transportation, or mass transit. Here is some information to help you understand buses and subway systems.

Do you need to get to places in the USA? Some of the distances you need to go are too far to walk. You will need different types of transportation to get to work, school, and places to shop. Services such as buses and subway trains are called public transportation, or mass transit. Here is some information to help you understand buses and subway systems.

woman getting on public transportation train

woman getting on public transportation train

Public transportation is an important part of life in the USA. Getting around can take up a lot of your time. If you live in a big city, you will have access to public transportation, ki gen bis, taksi, tren. Many cities also have vans or cars especially for senior citizens and the disabled. Si w ap chwazi ki kote pou rete, eseye jwenn yon apatman oswa kay tou pwe transpòtasyon piblik, Si sa posib.

Public transportation is an important part of life in the USA. Getting around can take up a lot of your time. If you live in a big city, you will have access to public transportation, including buses, taxis, the subway. Many cities also have vans or cars especially for senior citizens and the disabled. If you are choosing where to live, try to find an apartment or house near public transportation, if possible.

Nan premye, li kapab difisil pou w konpwann direksyon yo epi ou ka al fè wout. Kat jeyografi Google se yonn nan pi bon resous pou ede w jwenn sa n' ap chache. Li se yon online si yon moun ki va fè nou konnen volonte pou kote nou prale via ap mache, transpòtasyon piblik, ni mete.

At first, it may be difficult to understand directions and you may get lost. Google Maps is one of the best resources to help you find what you are looking for. It is an online tool that will give you directions to where you are going via walking, public transportation, or driving.

You will also need to learn how the buses and subways work.

You will also need to learn how the buses and subways work.

Bis

Buses

Bis piblik se dabitid moins chemen pou yo pran yo nan yon sèl kote pou yon lòt. They can be crowded and slow, Sepandan.

Public buses are usually the cheapest way to get from one place to another. They can be crowded and slow, however.

Ou kapab souvan achte yon pèmi pou chak semèn mansyèl bis. Les ak elèv menm nou ka monte bis transpòtasyon piblik la pou granmesi.

You can often buy a weekly or monthly bus pass. Seniors and students may even be able to ride the public transportation bus for free.

You can find out how to buy a bus pass in your city by searching online. Type the name of your city and then the wordsbus pass information.

You can find out how to buy a bus pass in your city by searching online. Type the name of your city and then the words “bus pass information.”

 

 

Traveling by bus can be confusing. Se isit la men kèk konsèy pou ede w enfòmasyon pou monte bis la.

Traveling by bus can be confusing. Here are some tips to help you learn to ride the bus.

Planning your bus journey

Planning your bus journey

• Pifò otobis gen yon non wout oubyen nimewo. Pa ekzanp, ou ka monte bis nimewo 52. Bis sa a ap swiv menm wout chak fwa epi p'ap rete nan menm kote.

• Most buses have a route name or number. For example, you may ride bus number 52. This bus will follow the same route every time and will stop at the same places.

• Jwenn wout otobis ou. Ta dwe gen kat sou liy tout wout otobis nan lavil ou, osinon nan vil. Si w bezwen èd, ale nan estasyon otobis pwensipal nan vil epi mande pou èd nan biwo enfòmasyon a. Yo ka fè desen ak lank an riyan pou yo fè ou, pifò nan èstasyon bis yo gen kat jeyografi enfòmasyon gwo travès. Bis anpil tou te gen orè tan pou rive nan chak arè.

• Find your bus route. There should be maps online of all bus routes in your town or city. If you need help, go to the main bus station in town and ask for help from the information desk. They may have printed maps to give you, and most bus stations have maps on large information boards. Many buses also have scheduled times to arrive at each stop.

• Bis yo dabitid gen diferan zè de tan nan semaine (lendi, madi, mekredi, jedi, ak Vandredi) and weekends (Samdi ak Dimanch). Otobis la ka gen tou lè diferan oubyen pa kouri sou jou san travay, tankou nwèl.

• Buses usually have different hours on weekdays (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) and weekends (Saturday and Sunday). The bus may also have different hours or not run on holidays, such as Christmas.

• Pratike woulib otobis ou anvan ou premye jou travay oubyen yon lekòl. Wout sa a, w ap rekonnèt wout otobis la (bis la ap kondi sou wout yo) ak rekonèt arè otobis kote ou bezwen desann.

• Practice your bus ride before your first day of work or school. This way, you will know the bus route (the roads the bus drives on) and recognize the bus stop where you need to get off.

Starting your bus journey

Starting your bus journey

• Jwenn estòp bis ki pi pre. Eseye fè kèk minit byen bonè nan ka bis la byen bonè. Pi souvan, si pa gen anpil trafik oubyen wout konstriksyon, otobis la ka an reta. Ou ka vle pran yon bis bonè pou asire w ou rive pou yo travay sou tan.

• Find your nearest bus stop. Try to be a few minutes early in case the bus is early. More often, if there is a lot of traffic or road construction, the bus may be late. You may want to take an early bus to make sure you arrive to work on time.

• Lè n' a wè bis la avèk ou ap vini nimewo, siy arè otobis la kanpe ak vague bra ou. Wout sa a, chofè a p'ap konnen pou kanpe e li chache ou. Abityèlman, n fè vin sou bò pòt devan bis la pa chofè a.

• When you see the bus with your number coming, stand by the bus stop sign and wave your arm. This way, the driver will know to stop and pick you up. Usually, you get on at the front door of the bus by the driver.

On the bus

On the bus

• Peye chofè otobis tarif ou, ki se pri a pou ou otobis. Souvan bon mache pou yo achte yon mansyèl pase otobis si ou pral kouri bis la anpil. Ou bezwen yo mete egzat chanjman pou bis la. Sa vle di si pwi bis yo $1.50 ou bezwen yo mete yon sèl dola senkant kòb. Va chofè otobis la pa bay ou ka chanje.

• Pay the bus driver your fare, which is the price for your bus ride. It is often cheaper to buy a monthly bus pass if you will be riding the bus a lot. You need to have the exact change for the bus. This means if the bus costs $1.50 you need to have one dollar and fifty cents. The bus driver will not give you change.

• Si ou toutafè si sou kote pou nou jwenn tout bis la, di chofè otobis. Ou kapab pote yon moso papye ak ou pou di non kote ou prale. Ou ka vle tou pou gen non ou sou papye a.

• If you are unsure where to get off the bus, tell the bus driver. You can bring a piece of paper with you that says the name of the place you are going. You may also want to have your name on the paper.

• Jwenn yon plas vid oswa yon lòt bagay pou kapab kenbe si gen plas pa.

• Find an empty seat or something to hold onto if there are no seats.

• Places pou a andikape, ni granmoun toujou ye devan an nan yon bis. Se pou ou ba leve chèz sa yo pou les, moun ki andikape, oubyen fanm ansent. Si ou jenn gason ou wè yon vye / ti granmoun nan bis la, li se ploi pou nou chita ou yo de tout fason. Men w dwe sonje nan Etazini, premye moun ki pou jwenn yon chèz lan gen dwa fotèy, Se konsa pa santi mwen byen si ou pi vye ak pesonn ban nou plas yo.

• Seating for the disabled or elderly is usually located at the front of a bus. You must give up these seats to seniors, disabled people, or pregnant women. If you are young and you see an elderly person on the bus, it is polite to give them your seat anyway. But remember in the US, the first person to get a seat has the right to the seat, so do not feel bad if you are older and no one gives you their seat.

Getting off the bus

Getting off the bus

• Anvan ou jwenn ou kanpe, ou pafwa bezwen rele yon klòch oswa sonnèt, sonje bagay ye sou miray lavil la oubyen plafon otobis, pou di chofè otobis pou yo sispann. Èske sa amwen ke ou se sèten arè otobis nan chak arè. Mande pou yo ede si ou bezwen li.

• Before you reach your stop, you sometimes need to ring a bell or buzzer, typically located on the wall or ceiling of the bus, to tell the bus driver to stop. Do this unless you are sure the bus stops at every stop. Ask for help if you need it.

• Nòmalman, ou sèvi ak dèyè, ni bò pòt la pou ka delivre bis la. Ret tann otobis la sispann fè pou mete tèt. Ou ka gade jan lòt pasaje yo desann epi kopi sa yo te fè.

• Normally, you use the back or side door to get off of the bus. Wait until the bus has stopped moving to get off. You can watch how other passengers get off and copy what they do.

• Si otobis la pa la, li fè bon pou remèsye chofè otobis lè ou soti, ap.

• If the bus is not crowded, it is nice to thank the bus driver when you get off.

Imid tren ak metro sistèm

Subway and metro systems

Subways and metro systems are city railways that move large numbers of people from station to station. Most of the trains travel underground in tunnels, but sometimes the trains go above the ground too. Nan gwo vil yo, imid tren oswa sistèm métro se souvan fason ki pi pratik ak pi rapid pou vwayaje paske yo menm yo pa trafik pas. Sepandan, sistèm nan métro souvan koute plis pase ke otobis la.

Subways and metro systems are city railways that move large numbers of people from station to station. Most of the trains travel underground in tunnels, but sometimes the trains go above the ground too. In big cities, the subway or metro system is often the most convenient and fastest way to travel because they are unaffected by traffic. However, the metro system often costs more than riding the bus.

Each big city has a different subway system with different. For all subway systems, some things are the same:

Each big city has a different subway system with different. For all subway systems, some things are the same:

• You will need to buy a ticket or pass before you can travel. There are ticket machines in every station. Si w bezwen èd, there will be a person at the station. There may be a ticket window with a person to help.

• You will need to buy a ticket or pass before you can travel. There are ticket machines in every station. If you need help, there will be a person at the station. There may be a ticket window with a person to help.

• Every subway system has a map to show lines and stations. Subway lines are like train lines. They have set routes and stations to stop at. You will need to learn how to read the subway map.

• Every subway system has a map to show lines and stations. Subway lines are like train lines. They have set routes and stations to stop at. You will need to learn how to read the subway map.

• Each station will have more than one platform for getting on and off the train. You will need to know which direction you are going to choose the platform.

• Each station will have more than one platform for getting on and off the train. You will need to know which direction you are going to choose the platform.

• Most subway systems have more than one line. You will need to know what line your starting station and destination station are on. You may have to change lines and platforms at another station during your journey.

• Most subway systems have more than one line. You will need to know what line your starting station and destination station are on. You may have to change lines and platforms at another station during your journey.

• Many big cities have online guides with instructions on how to use the subway system. There are online guides for Boston, Los Angeles, Kalifòni, New York, San Francisco Bay Area, ak Washington DC.

• Many big cities have online guides with instructions on how to use the subway system. There are online guides for Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco Bay Area, and Washington DC.

You can find information for other subway systems by searching online. Type the name of your city and then the wordssubway system information.

You can find information for other subway systems by searching online. Type the name of your city and then the words “subway system information.”

Other forms of transportation

Other forms of transportation

Si ou rete nan yon ti vil oswa nan zòn riral yo nan peyi a, ou ka bezwen pran yon machin yo ak yon lisans w chofè la. Ou tou nou ka car-pool (pran yon woulib ak yon moun ki gen yon machin). Youn le kon sa, transpò pi bon mache oubyen tap kouri yon bisiklèt.

If you live in a smaller town or in the rural areas of the country, you may need to get a car and a driver’s license. You may also be able to car-pool (get a ride with someone who has a car). Sometimes, the best transportation is walking or riding a bicycle.

Mete

Driving

Si w ap viv nan yon gwo vil ak transpòtasyon piblik, ou kapab byen pa bezwen yon machin. Sepandan, Si ou rete nan katye rich yo osinon nan yon vil san yon bon otobis oubyen sistèm métro, ou ka vle pou jwenn yon machin. Gen yon machin yon pratik. Anvan ou ka jwenn yon machin, ou dwe pase yon tès kondwi. Ou gen tou pou kapab peye pou machin lan ak pou machin asirans. Nan Etazini, lalwa a menm ki di sa pou ou fè machin asirans. W ap bezwen information about driving in the USA. You will need to learn the driving regulations. Pou w fè sa, ou kapab read the US driver’s manual in many languages.

If you live in a big city with public transportation, you probably do not need a car. However, if you live in the suburbs or in a city without a good bus or metro system, you may want to get a car. Having a car is very convenient. Before you can get a car, you must pass a driving test. You also have to be able to pay for the car and for car insurance. In the USA, the law says you must have car insurance. You will need information about driving in the USA. You will need to learn the driving regulations. To do this, you can read the US driver’s manual in many languages.

Bisiklèt

Bicycles

Vélo se yon gwo ak a pri ki ba fason pou jwenn nan vil ou. Vélo sitou bon si w ap viv nan yon vil pi piti. Many larger cities now have bicycle routes and biking lanes to make it easier to bike around the city. Sepandan, bisiklèt yo fasil pou vole ak yo nan gwo demann, Se konsa envesti nan yon bon seri epi l lye, fò toujou pwoteje tout ankadreman an ak wou pou yon bagay an metal on jan. Aprann how to lock your bike. Pifò lekòl yo ak lieux gen bisiklèt nan zòn garaj yo.

Biking is a great and low-cost way to get around your city. Biking is especially good if you live in a smaller town. Many larger cities now have bicycle routes and biking lanes to make it easier to bike around the city. However, bicycles are easy to steal and are in great demand, so invest in a good lock and be sure to always secure the entire frame and wheels to a solid metal object. Learn how to lock your bike. Most schools and workplaces have bicycle parking areas.

Taksi

Taxis

Yon taksi se yon machin ou anplwaye pou mennen nou nan yon sèl kote pou yon lòt. Taksi yo komen nan gwo vil yo kòm vil New York, ak kèk biznis moun pran taksi chak jou. Sepandan, taxis are very expensive, and they can get stuck in traffic, menm jan bis.

A taxi is a car you hire to take you from one place to another. Taxis are common in big cities like New York, and some business people take taxis every day. However, taxis are very expensive, and they can get stuck in traffic, just like buses.

Du ak woulib pataje estòk

Carpooling and ride-shares

Yon sèl gwo fason pou jwenn kote se covoiturage ak yon lòt moun ki gen yon machin, oswa pou yo itilize yon woulib pati. Sa vle di yon gwoup moun monte ansanm nan yon machin pou menm kote yo ye. Pa ekzanp, ou te ka covoiturage pou travay si w ap viv tou pre yon moun ki travay nan menm travay tankou ou. Oubyen ou ka patisipe nan yon covoiturage pou ale nan aktivite lekòl pitit ou. Si ou ap vin covoiturage, ou dwe asire w chofè machin lan gen yon chofè valab ’ s lisans ak asirans Mizajou.

One great way to get places is to carpool with someone else who has a car or to use a ride-share. This means a group of people ride together in one car to the same location. For example, you might carpool to work if you live near someone who works at the same job as you. Or you might have your children participate in a carpool to go to school activities. If you are going to carpool, you must make sure the driver of the car has a valid driver’s license and up-to-date insurance.

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