Robert James Thomson Quotes.
I don’t like the midnight closing on weekends. It’s one thing to tell people they have to drive to Jiffy Lube Live in the outer suburbs.
Automate the headlights so drivers can’t forget to turn them on in low visibility.
It would be helpful to be able to see the layout and for the maps to label what exits to use to get to nearby sites/buildings so you aren’t wandering the station trying to read the signs in the crowds.
I can’t see a problem with imposing fines on drivers who violate traffic safety laws. The speed limit is the speed limit. A red light means stop. These things haven’t changed since people got their driver’s licenses.
If you think your job requires you to endanger people, get another job.
Seems like people could behave themselves without making a calculation regarding how likely or unlikely they are to kill other people.
Tolling plan is a wonderful opportunity for political pandering, and some candidates are taking full advantage of it.
Metro, built in the late 20th century, is the most escalator-dependent system in the world.
I think that maps showing platform details would be useful to visitors, especially to chaperones of school groups, etc. Also useful would be either a compass rose or an arrow pointing North at every metro exit. Emerging from underground is disorienting, especially at night.
Motors that are vulnerable to shorting out because of snow ingestion should have snow filters installed over air intakes, and spare motors should be ready to replace any failed motors.
I don’t see any possible excuse for any driver anywhere to endanger people.
I don’t know of any source for online maps showing the platform, stairs, escalators, elevators, mezzanines and other station details.
Nobody likes paying tolls. It’s difficult to explain the concept of dynamic tolling, where the price varies to maintain the flow of traffic. And it’s difficult to explain why highway widenings don’t wind up helping commuters in the long run.
Drivers tend to look for other drivers, rather than for pedestrians or cyclists.
I wish the dashboard indicators for lights were standardized throughout the auto industry.
SafeTrack – I keep saying this – is not going to fix Metro. It’s a speeded up track work program, compressing three years of already planned work on the track bed into about a year.
I don’t see traffic fines as a substitute for a commuter tax.