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Subject: Re: Wealth Creation Date: 10/10/2012 2:46 PM
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At what point does the whole thing just become an immobile parking lot?

Never! Ever hear the sentence: "Build it and they will come." New cars are coming every year and they're still building.

Perhaps we could create layers of highways above each other...

Ever been to LA/ SO CAL?
http://www.google.com/search?q=freeway+overpass&hl=en&am...

Then there's The Big Dig:
http://www.google.com/search?q=the+big+dig+boston&hl=en&...

or maybe people will actually decide the time and cost spent is just not worth it ...

The ability to go directly and speedily exactly where you want to go exactly when you want to go there vs. bus/trolley/train schedules & routes & transfers means that cost will have to be very very high.

and people will use mass transit...

Mass transit is the method of transportation everybody thinks everybody else ought to use.

... or mostly work at home unless their physical presence is actually needed?

They are experimenting with the "work at home" concept. Who knows, it might catch on some day.

Desert (not holding his breath) Dave
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