Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Defiance of Reason, Right from The Start

The Rapid Transit Expansion Study (RTES) Set the Tone by Boldly Defying “Technical or Economic Argument.”

Shame on me; shame on the citizens of Ottawa; shame on the local press; we all should have known better. Had we paid more attention all along, we might have understood that LRT decision-making in Ottawa is above reason, unencumbered by logic or common sense. It’s not really about growing public transit use. It’s not about building fewer roads. It’s not about getting the best public transit bang for our taxpayer buck. It’s certainly not about smart growth.

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