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by Elana Schor
re: “Korea eyes an estimated $45B deal to help build California’s high-speed rail network (K. Times) “
While it is great creating high-performance alternatives to automobiles this type of system will be quite expensive and likely require substantial ongoing subsidies and rapid investment in small vehicle transit would have a much lower environmental footprint and be much more practical and make much better economic sense.
“I still don't understand how traffic engineers are so concerned about "liability, liability, liability" for any remotely nonstandard design, and then actual, real life death traps are allowed to persist with no accountability whatsoever.”
– Jake Wegmann
In response to "Tampa, Florida: A Case Study in Saddling the Poor With Traffic Violence"