Dear Mr. Kratz,Articles such as yours help keep our highways free of
congestion and slowdowns caused by TRAX wannabees who dare to drive. I love the
marketing angles (reading, sleeping, music)you raised. There was no need though
to mention smelly people. Thank you for not adding cars baking in unprotected
lots, people with elbows in your side, and glares from women expecting the seat
to be relinquished. Keep up the good work...where do you want to drive for
lunch ? It's on me !!!
Trax does have two tracks everywhere but on a bridge between the 78th South and
the 90th South stations -- and UTA is working on adding the second track there,
so in a few more months, the occasional short pause at the 78th South station
will be a thing of the past.
Trax would be a much more viable option, had our planners and leaders had the
vision to push for a two track system, so there would be more carrying
capacity.As it is, there is not a lot of capacity. Already the
train must stop for trains coming in from the other direction, capacity can't
increase or the waits would increase.The train has hardly made much
of a difference in the amount of traffic on the freeway, it can't.I
plead with the leaders that there are, to make it so that the front runner going
to Provo, will have two tracks not one.