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David Mitchell

Edina, MN
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Posted on 09/15/11 at 01:08 pm in response to Southwest LRT could still be derailed

LRT is SO expensive!! Why not construct 4-5 lanes of blacktop on the dedicated railbeds and run electric/hybrid buses (no cars allowed)on the route, sort of like the dedicated busway between the U of M and the State Fairgrounds.

Buses may not be as "cool" as shiny new train cars but I would imagine we could move just as many people from Point A to Point B for a lot less money. In addition, the buses could be used elsewhere, as well.

Please explain to me why this is not...