The Brisbane City Council want you to believe that the Brisbane Metro is a high tech electric light rail system with matching sleek light rail vehicle but the truth is so far from reality.
They will use words like “Metro Lines” for what are actually roads and “High Capacity Vehicles” for articulated buses.
Recognising the need to act, Brisbane CityBrisbane Metro Business Case Key Findings May 2017
Council announced Brisbane Metro in early 2016
as a way of addressing Brisbane’s inner-city bus
network congestion issues
So the solution from the Brisbane City Council to a bus congestion issue is to buy more buses!
In the Brisbane Metro Vehicle Design and Delivery Registration of Interest the level of deception to Brisbane ratepayers is shown with the following under 1.8 Metro Vehicle Design Specifications.
Body design: a modern and distinctive style thatBrisbane Metro Vehicle Design and Delivery Registration of Interest
differentiates the vehicles from other public transport
services and reflects similar high-capacity metro
services around the world
So what does Metro mean? Ask just about anyone but you will find that they take it to mean an electric light rail system. But what about a dictionary?
Even the diagrams make them look like light rail.
So why can’t the Brisbane City Council just say it’s a road with buses on it? Why do they feel the need to mislead the public and lie about what the bus really is? After all they keep telling us we are a New World City whatever that means!