kosherkow: call me old fashioned, but i prefer sitting in hours of traffic in my gas guzzling XUV for a twenty minute commute.public transportation? they all sound poor
TheRedMonkey: Yes, because comparing the U.S and the Netherlands is a great comparison. Yes, they have the same land mass, open space and population density.
Theaetetus: Been done.
Point02GPA: Put the windmills close to the tracks. As the train speeds by, the wind it make turns the windmills, making more electricity./a win win
Point02GPA: Point02GPA: Put the windmills close to the tracks. As the train speeds by, the wind it make turns the windmills, making more electricity./a win winYou may have to stop every once in a while to empty some excess electricity./other then that, a win win
SpdrJay: I don't see how anything you have to wind up could be all that dependable.
Sticky Hands: wow... 4.45GW by 2023.or about what the USA added in windpower last year alone.don't get me wrong, good for them. but different scales and all.
rockforever: Often I Lament, Our Insane Lack, Of Interstate (rail) Lines
Lt. Cheese Weasel: Subby makes a good point. This government can't build a farking website. What hope is there of high speed transit rail?
DubtodaIll: Are there any nations with the equivalent geographical size of the U.S. that has an impressive public transit system? I guess the closest would be India? Does China have a good rail system? Brazil? I'm all for it because trains are great if they're run well but making national system here would be an enormous undertaking.
GRCooper: Sounds more like a Shelbyville idea.
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