Re: A Republican!!!!!! (was Re: OT: sponge burning!)
Steve Lamb wrote:
> Paul Johnson wrote:
>> You won't know until you go to the transit planning meetings and ask.
> I don't have to go to the transit planning meetings to know what is and
> is not possible based simply on the distance invovled and how public
> transportation operates.
Rather bitch than try and fix it, I see.
>> Most people are not suicidal and would rather not dodge Californian
>> drivers while lane splitting,
> Uh, nice generalization there. I only *legally* lane-splitted when
> speeds dropped below 30mph.
That wrongly assumes Californian drivers are safe at any speed. There's a
reason you have to actually take the test instead of just exchanging your
driver's license when moving to Oregon now.
>> Given traffic doesn't move faster than what you say public transit
>> does anyway, why not throw a lot more high capacity vehicles in the mix
>> to pick up people while they're stuck stopped in traffic anyway?
> Given that you're making that stat up. I lived for 3 years in the LA
> metro area and know how often I was going less than 14mph, practically
> never. Even when I took my /car/ to work and didn't have access to the
> diamond lane I didn't take much longer than with the bike. On those
> days I attributed it more to the rain than the volume of traffic.
I lived there for five years and very rarely saw traffic get to properly
move if I went any deeper towards downtown than San Fernando.