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"No wonder transport policy in Britain is stuffed. Officials are planning for the future using energy price predictions from a parallel universe - predictions like crude oil falling to $20 a barrel by 2010. In the real world oil almost hit $100 a barrel this month..."

The full article,(not available online) says that road widening projects  will apear unavoidable with the increas in road traffic that will occur with falling fuel prices, Electrification of the railways becomes uneconomic, and Tram systems benefits don't outweigh their costs.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Nov 23rd, 2007 at 06:30:54 PM EST
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