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nashville_brook Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-26-08 10:12 AM
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33. where is "around here"
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  -Dios Mio! States planning to make the same old mistakes (roads vs. transit) marmar  Dec-25-08 11:06 AM   #0 
  - Logic  ananda   Dec-25-08 11:08 AM   #1 
  - Why does America loath mass transportation?  MadMaddie   Dec-25-08 11:12 AM   #2 
  - People who get their whole "Identity" from what kind of Car they drive.  BlueJazz   Dec-25-08 11:25 AM   #3 
  - Because we believe in atomism.  riverdeep   Dec-25-08 12:55 PM   #10 
  - "And politicians know this."  marmar   Dec-25-08 07:34 PM   #14 
  - Because we are and have been living in a police state  SimpleTrend   Dec-25-08 11:13 PM   #25 
  - One of the reasons my daughter has a successful business that she started,  patrice   Dec-25-08 11:29 AM   #4 
  - Mass transit isn't feasible around here  madokie   Dec-25-08 11:38 AM   #5 
  - Yup. There are many places in this country where mass transit just would not work.  ogneopasno   Dec-25-08 12:53 PM   #9 
  - We don't make steel anymore  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-25-08 09:49 PM   #17 
     - Steel is made using taconite from the area I live in, and many of people in my region  ogneopasno   Dec-25-08 09:59 PM   #21 
        - I wish them well  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-25-08 10:55 PM   #23 
           - Very true, and I share your hopes.  ogneopasno   Dec-25-08 11:24 PM   #27 
  - lots of people on this board just don't understand that simple fact.  QuestionAll   Dec-25-08 09:30 PM   #16 
  - A lot of people on this board don't realize that not everyone lives where they do  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-25-08 09:51 PM   #18 
  - Amtrak is actually overcrowded, and in need of repair as well  nashville_brook   Dec-26-08 10:12 AM   #32 
     - on xmas eve, my friend was stranded in an amtrak station for 13 hours  Mari333   Dec-26-08 10:59 AM   #37 
        - you and me both! rail has actually been identified as critical to FL's long-term survival...  nashville_brook   Dec-27-08 06:56 PM   #40 
  - where is "around here"  nashville_brook   Dec-26-08 10:12 AM   #33 
     - Northeastern oklahoma  madokie   Dec-26-08 11:01 AM   #38 
  - State and local governments are controlled by road construction, oil, and auto business interests.  AdHocSolver   Dec-25-08 12:23 PM   #6 
  - "If consumers had to pay individually the real cost of "  riverdeep   Dec-25-08 01:06 PM   #13 
  - Let's face it most of our elected officials do not know anything about  jwirr   Dec-25-08 12:27 PM   #7 
  - The other side of Presidential appointments. Arizona lost the biggest of it's  greyhound1966   Dec-25-08 12:45 PM   #8 
  - Janet was the biggest proponent of the build every freeway we can.  Neshanic   Dec-26-08 08:39 AM   #31 
     - You're absolutely right. Bright spots have to be take in context too.  greyhound1966   Dec-26-08 10:59 AM   #36 
  - I recall reading an article that said that travel times in London  riverdeep   Dec-25-08 01:01 PM   #11 
  - There are a few more people attempting to travel now than then  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-25-08 09:53 PM   #19 
  - Figures. And with gas dropping to the lowest prices in years.  thecatburgler   Dec-25-08 01:03 PM   #12 
  - in this country, roads ARE more important than trains.  QuestionAll   Dec-25-08 09:28 PM   #15 
     - Personal transportation is stupid and selfish in **some** situations  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-25-08 09:54 PM   #20 
        - EVERYTHING and EVERYONE is stupid and selfish in **some** situations...  QuestionAll   Dec-25-08 10:11 PM   #22 
           - Neither is ......  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-25-08 10:57 PM   #24 
              - which is why i responded with...  QuestionAll   Dec-26-08 12:34 AM   #28 
                 - It proves nothing  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-26-08 08:18 AM   #30 
  - You CAN make mass transit work even in suburban areas.  StreetKnowledge   Dec-25-08 11:21 PM   #26 
  - Yes. And Toronto's Metrolinx plan will make a car unnecessary, even in the 'burbs  marmar   Dec-26-08 08:01 AM   #29 
     - See folks? It CAN BE DONE  Triana   Dec-26-08 10:51 AM   #35 
  - Why can Obama not impose a rule: The money is to be spent ONLY on mass transit.  Triana   Dec-26-08 10:44 AM   #34 
  - Schwartznegger, who was made governor of Calif. in part due to Big Oil monies  truedelphi   Dec-26-08 05:18 PM   #39 

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