It is well known that rail plays a key role in facilitating trade and industry growth, and is an efficient mover of people and freight. 1,220 more words
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Lessons learned from New York City’s High Line park
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“The city had recouped construction costs within a year, as the corresponding uptick in property taxes in 2010 “surpassed the cost of constructing the park itself.” Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg also touted the success of the High Line in 2011, when he told a crowd that it had led to more than $2 billion in private investment, according to the Times.
Good article addressing some of the common misconceptions and bias, aka scare mongering I’ve about this high speed rail project
Thanet Parkway: A stonking great car park with a train station attached, first intended for passengers of Manston Airport and now intended to serve a sprawling belt of overpriced commuter houses built on the best quality* agricultural land in the country. 779 more words