Im so fucking tired of US cities cheaping out on rail transit
>grade separation? Nah we gon run it in the middle of the fucking street
>High capacity? nah
>Fast? nah we go slow as shit
>high frequency? Whats that?
>trains having to wait at red lights? sure :)
The only thing ''light rail'' does better is cost and even then its the difference between a few hundred million and a few billion and at that point you shouldnt cheap out cause in the long run you will be stuck with a worse system.