Rail system in LA already a low-speed fail (video)

April 13, 2012

By Brian Calle

One might assume policy makers would first assess the value, usage and efficiency of existing public transportation before endeavoring on a new multi-billion dollar, taxpayer funded transportation boondoggle like high-speed rail.

For instance, LA’s public transit system and low-speed train are inefficient and costly. It is a perfect example of why the high-speed rail boondoggle is just that. The video below created by Reason TV, while quite funny, also illustrates the problems with LA’s current transit system:

 

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  1. Beelzebub
    Beelzebub 13 April, 2012, 10:42

    The misinformed and uneducated public is one reason the tax hikes will have a shot at passing. You are going to see the biggest propoganda blitzkreig
    in the history of California heating up soon.

    The video shows the same crowd who voted for LA’s Measure R ‘subway to the sea’. Not the sharpest tools in the shed. It required a 2/3rd’s vote and they convinced 67% of the village idiots to give it their blessings. Most of them probably get government subsidized tickets of one sort or another too. This is what buys their vote. When someone else has to pay the frieght.

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