That's more than $21,000 per foot. And the tab doesn't include operating costs, which taxpayers will also heavily subsidize.
Transit ridership, especially rail, has collapsed post-pandemic, but the Atlanta BeltLine Coalition says now is the time to take federal dollars and build a $2.5 billion streetcar.
It didn't, and now the Loop Trolley needs a $700,000 bailout to stay afloat.
L.A. politicians' continued preference for rail projects is screwing over the bus riders who depend on transit the most.
Is this the world's sloppiest light rail project?
"The real battle in the Democratic Party is between reality and fantasy," says Chapman University's Joel Kotkin.
Australian State Government Accuses Light Rail Contractor of Incompetence, Then Gives it Another Multi-Million-Dollar Contract
Sydney's light rail extension is a year behind schedule and almost $500 million over budget.
In 2012 Analysts Warned Australian Light Rail Line Would Be a Huge Boondoggle. The Government Buried the Report. Now Taxpayers Are Paying the Price.
Sydney's new light rail line is over budget, overdue, and the target of multiple lawsuits.
Washington D.C.'s rail transit system is increasingly irrelevant to the city it's supposed to serve.
Politicians reject a plan to expand bus service on a bus-only road, demanding instead that a light rail line be built alongside it.
Critics of Corporate Campaign Cash Silent When Donors to Light Rail Initiatives Ink Light Rail Contracts
Complaints about corporate influence in elections are almost never actually about the corporate influence.
Local business owners say a new light rail line will kill their livelihood.
A failed ballot initiative in Nashville had much more to do with hum-drum local factors than shadowy billionaire-backed conspiracies.
The logic of the policy is perplexing.
Australians Want Light Rail Contractor to Quit Climate Crusade, Get Back to Building Overbudget, Overdue Light Rail Line
The Spanish firm Acciona greenwashes a troubled light rail extension.
Are the endtimes nigh for public transit?
Built for Tourists, the $98 Million Atlanta Streetcar Will Be Closed in Advance of Monday's College Football Championship
The worst streetcar in America earns its title once more.
In the waning days of 2017, the Trump administration pulled its support for the $13 billion Hudson Tunnel project.
Rep. Barbara Comstock Metro reform bill offers good ideas but comes at a hefty price.
Never trust the sticker price on billion dollar rail projects.
Sound Transit is using the numbers to sell voters on $54 billion in new light rail spending.
City leaders also want to build "glorified sidewalk" that will cost $4.8 billion.
D.C. residents breathed a sigh of relief when streetcars disappeared in 1962. Now they're back.
Mass transit use steadily dropping in greater Los Angeles area.
Another chapter in the saga of this 2.4-mile rail boondoggle in the nation's capital.
Why Does This Detroit Man Have to Walk 21 Miles to Get Back and Forth from Work Every Day? Because the Government Runs the Buses.
A blockbuster story in the Detroit Free Press highlights the failures of government transportation policy.
A $137 million three-mile train is coming to a nearly deserted avenue in a bankrupt city.
Surveillance video shows nobody operating out-of-service passenger train
L.A. Expo Line running almost empty with "brief" 30-minute delays.