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December 13, 2008 at 4:10 PM

A desire named streetcar

Take your ideas to Nowhereland

What are these people thinking? [“Council supports streetcar expansion,” page one, Dec. 9.]

In a city that is choking on its existing gridlock, the mayor and the Rubber-stamp City Council are considering more of those snail-paced, go-nowhere-fast, totally outdated and ridiculously expensive monstrosities? These people must be out of their collective minds.

If they are so enamored by those contraptions, let them buy a track out in Nowhereland, pay for it and the cars out of their own pockets and then go and play with their silly toys; don’t hang those albatrosses around the public’s neck.

Those folks’ idea of a world-class city sure has an awful smell to it, not to mention the waste of our hard-earned tax dollars, for which their must be a long list of better uses.

— Ruth Quiban, Seattle

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