"A good apology has three parts, 1, I'm sorry. 2. It's my fault.
3. What can I do to make it right? - - Most people forget the third part."
All over the world they have come to the conclusion that rail is a waste of money. In San Francisco they tore it back down. The new articulated buses seem to be the answer to everyone's problems. It started in South America and picked up nicely by the Chinese, along with the "Industrial Park." Traffic has become very reasonable.
In many parts of the world they are discovering that if you make the bus riding "comfortable" people will ride it from their bedroom communities to town. They further realize that there may be "50 cars missing," right in front of the bus. The drivers are sitting in the bus. Not only that but they get the bus right around the corner where they always got it. How about the worst "cattle car" of all, the #40 bus replaced with Articulated buses. Wow, talk about doing for our fellow citizens! They deserve better riding conditions.
There may be need for more and it is there for the taking. Already proven in China, five times more effective than rail and at one tenth the cost. The Bi-Articulated bus (two tandems.)
"Come All Ye Faithful"
I got the "C" bus back home and had adequate "seating." Amazing. You may be able to take the bus again and leave the driving to the best bus drivers in the world. The only thing is those robber barons would not make is that easy money. In Rail, there are Billions and Billions of dollars in pure profits. And with Caldwell in their pocket, doubly easy. You voted now you gotta pay the piper, through the nose.
Pub's Side Note: Blogs are more personal, direct and more current communication, They leave an opening for comments in each blog and they are receptive to more formal answers and opinions in the blog itself. The hits go through the ceiling. Real Social Media is much different than anything we have come across before.