Re: BART bailout
Author: Dr Zarkoff
Date: 05-25-2023 - 21:47

> In the 1930s the government let private interurbans die because they couldn’t make a profit.


Misleading, because they were always shoestring operations from their very beginnings. It wasn't so much a case of "the government letting private interurbans die" as one of the realities of economic forces, particularly after Henry Ford started mass producing his model Ts and the construction of hard surface roads to drive them on.



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  Wienie whine b 05-23-2023 - 10:58
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  Re: BART bailout Dr Zarkoff 05-25-2023 - 21:47


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