RE: [carfree_cities] Seattle article.
- Martha Torell wrote:
>I keep being surprised by the energy of people who try to kill railLet's also not forget the "Black Budgets". The USAF does have aircraft worth
>projects with the argument that the projects are a waste of money.
>Okay, no one approves of government waste, but defense spending has
>provided far larger examples of profligacy for far more years -- much
>better targets, that are demonstrable over payments, like the $400
over $1 billion each (the B-2 comes to mind) and my best guess is that
fighter aircraft could start at $2-3 million each.
After writing this it's has been two years since I've been in a B-52.
>But the anti rail group hustles to convince people that what is aOddly enough, trams started in North America then went to Europe.
>success in Europe, will be a failure here, and they focus a lot of
>effort on killing rail projects. Their objection cannot really be
>waste because they are letting pass grosser examples of it.
http://www.lrta.org/mrthistory.html (Andrew your going to like this.)
>So why do they do it?Nothing to do and all the time to do it. Dawson