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View Poll Results: Which light rail is best utilized and which one has the brightest future?
DART 46 28.93%
MARTA 41 25.79%
LA metro rail 38 23.90%
Denver RTD light rail 18 11.32%
Portland TriMet light rail 16 10.06%
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Old 04-30-2011, 03:13 AM
 
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Which of the following rail systems has the best coverage? best destinations? best ridership? finally which one has the brightest future?
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Old 04-30-2011, 04:58 AM
 
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brightest future? definitely LA. None of the other cities have comparable congestion, so the systems aren't as potentially game-changing.
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:42 AM
 
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brightest future? definitely LA. None of the other cities have comparable congestion, so the systems aren't as potentially game-changing.
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:45 AM
 
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^^^Don't know why my text didn't come out but what I wanted to say with my above post is that I have seen LA's future plans and though pretty impressive I still think for the size of DFW we give LA a good run for its money.
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:54 AM
 
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Portland's future plans:

Denver:
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:56 AM
 
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LA:
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Old 04-30-2011, 06:05 AM
 
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I know I didn't include them bur here is Houston:

Phoenix (I know it's crappy but it's the only one I found):
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Old 04-30-2011, 06:06 AM
 
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Oh, almost forgot MARTA:


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Old 04-30-2011, 06:14 AM
 
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Based on my understanding it would seem that both LA and Atlanta will have the most heavy rail which to me will likely be most effecient
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Old 04-30-2011, 06:37 AM
 
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Based on my understanding it would seem that both LA and Atlanta will have the most heavy rail which to me will likely be most effecient
Heavy rail might be more efficient but looking at the maps which will have the most coverage?
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