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03-04-2014, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by raab View Post
Not if you want to make some revenue it shouldn't be your last concern. How many people would take a train to work downtown instead of driving in and using Edmonton roads without paying for them? Or to a hockey game? Or football? Go out to the Airport and not have to pay for parking? With an LRT you'd be making a return on your investment and maybe the potholes wouldn't be so bad every year. If we had a system like the one I described our public transit would be close to on par or above the rest in North America.
Nice try, I'm not buying the argument. Servicing a much larger population base better is the city's main priority, as it should be.

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