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Old 01-04-2013, 06:39 PM   #1
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Future Roads... nifty or pipe dream?

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Old 01-04-2013, 06:42 PM   #2
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Awesome. We won't see it in the US for at least 20 years...we are broke.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:42 PM   #3
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didnt watch. the BQE has been fucked up forever and it always will be this is a pipe dream
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:45 PM   #4
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don't know about the other stuff, but induction charging is already a reality. you can install one in your garage floor and it will charge your car while you sleep without having to plug it in.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:49 PM   #5
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don't know about the other stuff, but induction charging is already a reality. you can install one in your garage floor and it will charge your car while you sleep without having to plug it in.
I assume you have to have a dangling cable/piece of metal to touch the floor. You won't live to see the day that this is done in the US.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:55 PM   #6
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work with DOTs and you'll quickly see that they have BILLIONS in unfunded projects annually.. this will never happen unless something drastic happens in this country
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:57 PM   #7
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work with DOTs and you'll quickly see that they have BILLIONS in unfunded projects annually.. this will never happen unless something drastic happens in this country
Privatized roads are the future in this country....and THEN you will see this type of technology being used.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:59 PM   #8
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I assume you have to have a dangling cable/piece of metal to touch the floor. You won't live to see the day that this is done in the US.
no, it's induction, it doesn't touch your car. it is a mat on the floor.

i'll take you up on that bet any day of the week.
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I assume you have to have a dangling cable/piece of metal to touch the floor. You won't live to see the day that this is done in the US.
think F-Zero
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think F-Zero
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Privatized roads are the future in this country....and THEN you will see this type of technology being used.
No thanks it already costs me like 10 bucks in toll fees just to get to work.
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No thanks it already costs me like 10 bucks in toll fees just to get to work.
A private road would (does) cost a lot less. It costs me more than $10, and thats thanks to the MTA unions. Furthermore, you would still have public roads, they would just be in far worse shape, have more traffic, and if they are toll roads, cost more.
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The US can barely keep the roads in good repair, let alone lit well. This will never happen in the US.
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We'd have these roads already of we didn't waste trillions on trillions of dollars on war and needless defense
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The US can barely keep the roads in good repair, let alone lit well. This will never happen in the US.
But but but...the Palestinians. Sorry bro, couldn't help myself.

On a serious note, are you seriously in Syria right now? Stay safe over there.
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somebody has to get filthy(ier) rich off of current technology before we can introduce something new.....silly rabbit....
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A private road would (does) cost a lot less. It costs me more than $10, and thats thanks to the MTA unions. Furthermore, you would still have public roads, they would just be in far worse shape, have more traffic, and if they are toll roads, cost more.
Why not increase taxes on gas and have roads like in Germany, I just don't trust private companies.
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I dont trust private companies, I would like to know why? If you may.
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Maybe you should move to China?
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