Doing the proper “due diligence” for Anaheim and Santa Ana Public Works, and the OC Transportation Authority is a tough job, but we’ll do it for nothing since they’re failing at it.
Here’s a revealing piece from Randal O’Toole at the Cato Institute: Slower Than Molasses in a Minnesota Winter. O’Toole is an expert on urban transportation systems that we’ve referenced before. He is unbought by the big transit systems designers (like the suits in the back of the OCTA Board meetings or Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s friends at Cordoba Corp.) and the vehicle vendors (a single streetcar is more than double the cost of an ordinary bus per O’Toole’s work, The Great Streetcar Conspiracy, Table 3). Continue reading