"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win." ~Mahatma Gandhi
Monday, May 16, 2011
Oregon: Study Finds Light Rail System Rarely Used
"Light rail is actually a low-capacity system, and the streetcar is simply irrelevant. TriMet's buses carries two-thirds of all regional transit trips on a daily basis, and that's the service that should be recognized as high-capacity transit. Unfortunately, bus service is being sacrificed by TriMet in order to build costly new rail lines that carry relatively few people."