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Response to The Mouth (Original post)

Mon Oct 7, 2019, 07:12 PM

6. 61 million goes to rail?

The report also states some $61-million in uncommitted funds will be held in reserve for priority rail projects and other priorities aligned with Executive Order N-19-19.


Canít find what else is being proposed but you say rail is infrastructure and ok. Is there something else?

I donít know one way or the other how effective the rail projects will be in reducing road traffic. If they are effective that makes them a good infrastructure investment if for no other reason they would make road projects less urgent. If they arenít itís a waste of money. I donít know.

I get that they are using climate change as a justification and that makes it seem like bait and switch, but if rail projects are ok I donít see the issue.

Personally if the projects really do decrease emissions and they showed how Iíd be ok with using infrastructure money. Iíd wonder if there was a wiser way of using the money though. How about you?

Did I miss something in the article?

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