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Who is more in touch with the problems of this country? One of those guys who goes off to Oxford or to University of Yale, or someone who has lived in buses, in the Metro, in the street?
People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway.
In our Nation, approximately 22.5 million children ride school buses to and from school each day, which accounts for 54 percent of all students attending grade school.
We're investing record sums on buses and trains. We have a huge programme to encourage people to walk and cycle, and everyone up to and including the PM has been looking closely at how we can promote electric vehicles, hybrids, and other technologies.
If you want to see life up close ride the bus for a couple of weeks. There will be many things revealed that will surprise most that have not experienced this separate world that is hidden from those that ride by themselves in their cars.