Tuesday, November 18, 2008

LRV Poll Results

Obviously not scientific, but interesting nonetheless.

Anyone have any further poll requests?


Adam P said...

It is worthy to note that some of these would be considered streetcars while other would be considered light rail vehicles.

There are also some that fall in between these two which I think are more like trams, particularly because they are narrower than LRT, have very low floor boarding, have more doors and are designed for already built up environment where freeway speeds are not necessary.

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jon said...

favorite transit station designs? perhaps there could be nominations

or something about the transit space race like most promising city for transit expansion?

jwb said...

PCC 4 ever

Pantograph Trolleypole said...

Thanks for that catch anon. I did spell it wrong.

Dave said...

i would like to see the following polls:

- curbside vs. center street
- elevated vs. street vs. subway

Justin said...

Or maybe:

Nearside stop vs. Farside Stops

jon said...

fewer miles of quality transit (like 5 miles of subway) vs. many miles of inexpensive transit (like 50 miles of BRT-lite)?

experimental transit mode with most potential to go mainstream? prt, monorail, mag-lev, etc.

next city/region to officially commit to build light rail transit?

favorite NYC subway car design?

best new transit oriented development/neighborhood?

Alon Levy said...

I'd go with a poll about the most overrated transit project in the US. Being pro-transit means not just plugging the good, but also attacking the bad, the corrupted, and the pointless. (In New York, surprisingly many subway projects are just plain stupid.)

Pantograph Trolleypole said...

There's a lot of good ideas in here. I'll have to pull them out one at a time. Expect a new one later tonight.