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Re: why do buses always come in 3s? , math book?
Posted:
May 31, 2000 2:33 PM


Thus said Fred Klein <KdmlivesREMOVE@hotmail.com>: >greg byshenk wrote: >> Fred Klein <KdmlivesREMOVE@hotmail.com> wrote: >> > Modern technology is not needed. Simply schedule the busses, >> > and have them stick to the schedule. ie: >> >> The problem with this simple answer is that, in many places, the second >> part is impossible  unless one pads the schedules so much that one ends >> up with buses waiting absurdly long periods at timepoints. > >Fewer busses, but one's that are guaranteed to be on time? > >I can live with that.
No, the same number of buses. It means instead of having to worry that heavy traffic might make your bus ride take forever, you will know for sure that your bus ride will take forever waiting at timepoints no matter what the traffic is like.
Is that really an improvement?



