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Transit Smackdown: “Beloved” F-Market Streetcars vs. Futuristic SMTRail “Smart Mass Transit Rail System”

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Well the 510’s SMTRail Company isn’t making any friends in the 415 today, you know, owing to the release of this video:

You see? Our historic F-Market streetcars on the Embarcadero just aren’t there. There’s no room for them, you know, in The Future.

Needless to say, our Market Street Railway blog is not impressed.

(I gotta say, the SMT Rail concept seems laughably absurd (check out the dizzying triple-digit speeds at 2:38), but, to me, so does Rose Pak’s corrupt Central Subway, so there you go.)