Only if that supervisor is stoned which sounds like it. Can't wait to see how the cars would connect. Perhaps they can give BLINK another $200M to solve that.BakoDuck wrote:OPM Syndrome so prevalent in Sacramento --- "Other People's Money"
Our grandchildren will wonder if legalizing pot in 2018 and this wasteful spending were somehow related
But spending the other 5.8 billion dollars over the next ~20 years to improve this stretch of freeway so that it can more efficiently poison the local residents seems entirely reasonable to all of you?DarthPuppy wrote:http://abc7.com/traffic/710-freeway-pla ... s/3115970/
This is going to add $200m (probably triple that by the time they are done) to the cost of this project and it won't be ready until 2035 - 2040...
A $6 billion proposal to add lanes to the 710 Freeway now has an environmental twist to it: a source of electricity embedded in the pavement to power electric cars.
...Hahn's proposal would add one lane of traffic in each direction on the 710 with each of those lanes powering customized electric vehicles.
Her office said the estimated cost of adding the technology is $200 million, which Hahn said is a small price for cleaning up the air Southern Californians breathe.
"Keeping it the way it is, the 'diesel death zone' is already expensive," said Hahn. "People are paying for the current pollution that comes along the 710 Freeway with their health."...
I don't see anywhere in the above posts where anyone stated that. Perhaps one should refrain from false accusations.edatoakrun wrote: spending the other 5.8 billion dollars[/color] over the next ~20 years to improve this stretch of freeway so that it can more efficiently poison the local residents seems entirely reasonable to all of you?