"Indeed. But transporters are such a convenience in the 23rd century already that hard dockings might in fact be extremely rare events."
Most likely not in "The Ultimate Computer" - 400 members of the Enterprise
crew had to leave the ship.
Remembering the queues in "This Side of Paradise" they probably got faster off the ship by doing it the old way. And it tells us something about the accomodation capability of the space station seen in this eposode.