Re: RCTC spent all of it's money on the project that ate Riverside County-the 91 widening...
Author: Nancy Trigger
Date: 09-10-2023 - 12:54

BOB2 Wrote:
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> RCTCreep Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > BOB2 Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > El Gringo Wrote:
> > >
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> >
> > > -----
> > > > On my way to SCRM (OERM)Saturday morning, a
> > > short
> > > > metrolink train passed headed northbound or
> > > away
> > > > from Perris. I thought this was a
> > Monday-Friday
> > > > operation?
> > >
> > > Metrolink/RCTC has added 2 early AM Perris/91
> > line
> > > trains into LA, and 2 late PM trips from LA
> to
> > > Perris on Saturday and Sunday.
> > >
> > > ML 91/Perris line schedule
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, while you can use it to visit
> LA
> > > Union Station today, there is no outound LA
> to
> > > Perris service in the AM nor any return in
> the
> > PM
> > > on weekends. Co no one can use ML to visit
> the
> > > OERM/SCR Museum on weekends by rail.
> >
> >
> > 91/Perris Valley Line Saturday Service
> >
> > 91/PV 752
> > 3:25 PM
> > L.A. Union Station
> > 2hr 2m
> > Arrives
> > 5:27 PM
> > Perris - Downtown
> >
> >
> > Details
> > 91/PV 754
> > 7:20 PM
> > L.A. Union Station
> > 2hr 13m
> > Arrives
> > 9:33 PM
> > Perris - Downtown
> >
> > [metrolinktrains.com]
> >
> > "Why is nobody riding our trains!?" - cry me a
> > river RCTC
> >
> > At least the depot "connection" is now funded
> so
> > 57' can come home and about dispatch in the
> depot
> > future plan???
>
> Building really expensive rail lines, only to run
> crappy service frequencies, is not limited to just
> to the light rail lines like the Regional
> Connector on the LACMTA... Riverside has done the
> same thing with the Perris extension. With many
> of these agencies.and like at the LACMTA and RCTC,
> it seems that getting contractors expensive
> contracts to build things, seems to be more
> important than how to properly operate them, once
> they are built...
>
> Another problem is that RCTC and Caltrans District
> 8 have kept the "corporate culture" of
> systematically (and often intentionlly...)
> underestimating the true costs of freeway
> widenings, leading to huge cost overruns, that
> have sucked up local funding for the overages...
>
>
> Projects like the 91 widening, mostly finished and
> with no real change in congestion, at a very high
> cost per marginal trip/seat mile of travel added,
> have "eaten" up the RCTC's sales tax, and there is
> no more money for running the kind of proper
> levels of rail services necessary to attract the
> potential ridership on lines like Perris.

How many roads have you built Bobby? Did you ever run a train on any highways?



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Train to nowhere on a Saturday? El Gringo 09-10-2023 - 01:18
  Re: Train to nowhere on a Saturday? There are two trrains into LA in the AM now on weekends... But not to Perris BOB2 09-10-2023 - 06:41
  Re: Train to nowhere on a Saturday? There are two trrains into LA in the AM now on weekends... But not to Perris RCTCreep 09-10-2023 - 12:13
  Re: RCTC spent all of it's money on the project that ate Riverside County-the 91 widening... BOB2 09-10-2023 - 12:34
  Re: RCTC spent all of it's money on the project that ate Riverside County-the 91 widening... Nancy Trigger 09-10-2023 - 12:54
  Re: David missed a late one from the doped up sexually obsessed troll....County-the 91 widening... BOB2 09-10-2023 - 13:47
  Re: David missed a late one from the doped up sexually obsessed troll....County-the 91 widening... FUD 09-10-2023 - 14:37
  Re: David missed a late one from the doped up sexually obsessed troll....County-the 91 widening... Transportation Planner 09-10-2023 - 17:38
  Re: David missed a late one from the doped up sexually obsessed troll....County-the 91 widening... FUD 09-10-2023 - 20:21
  Re: SR 58 Kern Transportation Planner 09-11-2023 - 14:15
  Re: David missed a late one from the doped up sexually obsessed troll....County-the 91 widening... Another planner 09-12-2023 - 10:20
  Re: David missed a late one from the doped up sexually obsessed troll....County-the 91 widening... Note also... 09-12-2023 - 17:46
  Re: ....County-the 91 widening... FOR: "I guess" .... 09-13-2023 - 08:11
  Re: .... LMAO... Yep, OC Toll Roads have always been a financial mess... Just build it and they will come... BOB2 09-13-2023 - 08:50


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