The Red and Black : Views: "It's a catch-22: To gain employment, one must be able to arrive to a job consistently and on time, and in order to do so one must have transportation. To have transportation in cities that have no public bus or train system, one must have a car. In order to have a car one must make money, and in order to make money one must have a job. Lack of public transportation is keeping the poor in poverty and preventing the betterment of our society. What would be the most effective way to eradicate poverty and a failing system of social welfare? Public transportation."