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The masses vs. mass transit

Ted Balaker
January 1, 2007, 10:02am

Why don't more people ride mass transit? One big reason is the "mass" itself. People, especially those in prosperous nations, demand personalized transportation. And as I mentioned in this post, cost also makes it tough for mass transit to serve the masses. Reader Ryan Kennedy responds with some interesting thoughts: For more on PRT, go here and here.

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