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by Katie Pearce
The BRT thing is nuts. The teabaggers and neo-cons are deliberately passing shitloads of odious laws that are going to be hurting Americans for decades. Is there a loophole that allows a streetcar in an exclusive lane?
Faster Upstate NY service seems like it would make a lot of sense, and would be cost-effective even if it costs “billions.” However, it’s probably not going to be HSR. They could start by making the damn thing faster than cars.
“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"