OT - Gas to hit 4.00

Gary Thornock gthornock at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 31 17:49:06 MDT 2005


--- Jonathan Ellis <jonathan at carnageblender.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2005 14:50:44 -0700 (PDT), "Gary Thornock" said:
>> I'd have to agree with that statement.  A couple of months
>> ago, I tried out UTA's automated trip planning tool on their
>> web site, looking for how to get from my house (near BYU) to
>> my office (in Orem).  UTA's answer: It Can't Be Done.
>
> That's probably just a reflection on the talent the UTA hired
> to write their trip planner.  My brother spent the past couple
> years getting around on the UTA + biking between stops, mostly
> in Provo/Orem.

The UTA's trip planner isn't perfect, I know.  But, even when
I got the schedules and put together a route by hand, the best
I could come up with still took two hours to get from my house
to work.  I can make it in 45 minutes on a *bike*.  The UTA's
"service" in Utah County is pathetic.




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