I couldn’t commute by train if I wanted to due to the terrible services and sky high prices Vintage bear Nothing left to do but smile smile smile shirt. My petrol bill is literally half the cost of rail tickets over the same period plus in a post covid world there’s no capacity on already struggling public transport to accept a sudden influx of drivers. Transport was double the energy requirement of the next biggest user which was domestic household heating etc. Moving to more efficient electric transport would, in the long term, undeniably reduce fossil fuel use. I agree, public transport is far to expensive. I drive everywhere myself. If people want more use of public transport then they need to put on more services that actually arrive on time and lower the cost of using it.
I avoid public transport wherever and whenever possible Vintage bear Nothing left to do but smile smile smile shirt. That wont change. They call it the village look, but it’s just to fit more properties into the same area. More houses more profit. Electric cars are already practical for those that can charge at home and far cheaper to own and operate than petrol or diesel cars too and due to the mechanical simplicity of electric vehicles, they can also last far longer than internal combustion engine powered vehicles.