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JT

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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2006 12:01:01 AM

Would you favor or oppose the government spending more on subway, rail and bus systems?
Favor
Oppose
Unsure

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2009 3:19:47 PM

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YB1234
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YB1234
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2009 3:19:27 PM

Favor,specially with the gas prices are going up and up.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2009 3:19:13 PM

Favor. Compared with other countries, our rail system is obsolete. If we had better mass transit systems people would be more inclined to use them, especially for commuting.
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Stevedog
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2008 9:00:50 PM

Er, something like that..
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rjr54
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2008 10:22:31 PM

Oppose. Anyone ever look at the fuel economy per passenger kilometre (mile)? Check the numbers - a transit bus is worse than a good car so the fuel consumption would likely increase (the only reason they are cheaper is because your government dollars pay the bills). Because the most fruggal people would switch. And they are not the big consumers of gas. The guy with the Avalanche wouldn't use a transit bus.
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2008 2:52:58 AM

Favor
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Z51Corvette
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2008 12:20:57 PM

Oppose... the government needs to govern not manage businesses!
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gasisoutrageous
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2008 7:46:35 AM

I'm all for it-
I shouldn't have to be just the big cities that have subway systems.
Lansing, MI is a few thousand people shy of that "major city" mark at 120,000. It would be nice to see federal funding coming in to help build a subway system.
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Philmar
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2008 6:36:51 PM

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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2008 7:33:41 PM

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gypsyhawk
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2008 7:18:16 AM

This becomes an issue for individuals living in a rural area where there already is a problem with public transportation being at least 20 miles away.The only way to get to the bus is now about $30.00, so, I don't think that would work here unfortunately as it is greatly needed.
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rainbowdancer69
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 11:37:22 PM

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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 11:30:34 PM

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YB1234
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YB1234
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 11:30:08 PM

Favor,specially with the gas prices are going up and up.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 11:29:45 PM

Favor. Compared with other countries, our rail system is obsolete. If we had better mass transit systems people would be more inclined to use them, especially for commuting.
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2008 5:57:00 PM

FAVOR
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2008 3:33:29 PM

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Dorkchop
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2008 9:51:45 AM

More money for public transportation is a good idea. Alternatives to automobile use are necessary now more than ever.
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2008 6:38:10 AM

oppose
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oppose
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kelljohn
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2007 8:05:05 AM

Oppose
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ED6
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2007 6:18:10 PM

Favor,specially with the gas prices are going up and up.
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Dorkchop
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2007 9:30:39 AM

More spending on Mass Transit is necessary plus. The more options and means people have, the more likely they will use them.
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99dakota
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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2007 8:54:15 PM

oppose
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2007 10:04:52 PM

Definitely favor-if the government drastically improved the public transportation system I think more people would use it thus alleviating excessive traffic issues
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2007 1:55:58 AM

oppose
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2007 6:43:23 AM

Favor
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2007 9:37:43 AM

oppose
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ysmc
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2007 1:58:55 AM

not if it comes from the gas tax
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GasXing
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2007 1:51:25 AM

Unsure. It all depends on what the public demands the most.
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2007 3:47:27 AM

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2007 6:31:41 PM

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