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Old Posted Sep 17, 2020, 9:46 PM
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Originally Posted by austin242 View Post
I've read some posts on here about Project Connect in Austin and I just want to clarify what it is.
It isn't just a 3 Light-rail lines and a subway thru Down town for 7.5ish billion dollars
But rail and tunnels are so expensive that they will consume most of that budget. And other mega-LRT projects have seen their costs skyrocket from their initial estimate.

And Austin has been growing rapidly even as transit ridership has declined from the 2008 peak.
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