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Old May 21st 17, 04:39 AM posted to rec.bicycles.misc
John B.[_3_]
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Default Kevin Flynn to Wasson Way group: No more money

On Sat, 20 May 2017 13:15:02 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

"The city bought the land from Norfolk-Southern for $11.8 million last
September. It's estimated it will take $14.1 million for design and
construction of the 4.1 mile stretch of trail."

26 million dollars for a 4.1 mile trail??

Yow.


So, $6,341,463 a mile.

The Transcontinental Railroad was financed on the basis of
$16,000/mile (about $426,000 in today's dollars) on the flat and
$48,000 (about $1,278,000 today) in the mountains.

(no comment necessary :-)
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John B.

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