Building half a bridge only works if your commuters like getting soaked
PS: I am not a crackpot
This letter was just sent today to the Statesman (registration required to view): In Monday’s column, Ben Wear places the population in two categories – those who oppose rail transit in general, such as Gerald Daugherty, and those who support Capital Metro’s current plan. However, it’s my experience that a growing number of urban Austinites, …
Streetcars are good, but they won’t help commuter rail.
Transit bad. Grunt. Cars good. Hurrr. Texans never leave beloved cars. Argh. Houston and Dallas not in Texas.
A lot of the effort to mollify center-city people like me who are disappointed that Capital Metro’s All Systems Go plan does nothing for the densest residential neighborhoods of the city and doesn’t deliver passengers to the two largest potential attractors (UT and state capitol) has gone into two messages: The first message is “commuter …
Cap Metro Makes M1EK Smash