It didn't, and now the Loop Trolley needs a $700,000 bailout to stay afloat.
Why do elected officials keep pushing the same damn lies about the economic impact of publicly funded sports events?
Portland's City-Owned Golf Courses a Hot Mess of Deferred Maintenance, Ballooning Pension Costs, and Falling Revenue
Rather than sell its money-losing golf courses, city officials recommend trying to sell more Portlanders on the joys of golf.
The Trump Administration has cut off funding for the budget-busting boondoggle.
State leaders cannot seem to let a bad project die.
Is this the world's sloppiest light rail project?
Without a realistic avenue to complete the project, why would they keep helping pay?
A corrupt boondoggle that broke the bank for subsidized middle-class trips would not have been the flagship for a greener America.
Celebrate, don't mourn, the end of what's always been a bad plan.
Atlanta Spent $23 Million Building a Pedestrian Bridge for the Super Bowl That Pedestrians Can't Use
And even if fans could use it, $23 million is an insane amount of money to spend for a pedestrian bridge.
The Hong Kong government has floated the idea of building four artificial islands which could house one million people.
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.
Gavin Newsom wants to build only the top half.
What could possibly go wrong?
A ballot initiative planned for 2020 would let voters kill the overbudgeted, underfunded, behind-schedule monstrosity.
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.
Local business owners say a new light rail line will kill their livelihood.
The state quietly ordered a bridge under construction to be rebuilt due to "signs of distress."
Project managers say resealing and replacing the panels will not delay the project further.
The Miami Intermodal Center opened five years ago, but is still unable to service Amtrak trains.
The president wants his border wall funding.
Another transit project's costs go off the rails.
City officials have suggested replacing current vehicles might be necessary.
The money pit is turning into a black hole, as critics predicted.
The first leg is already seeing massive cost overruns. Imagine its future.
The cost overruns do not reflect well on the agency's ability to complete a $54 billion project on time and on budget.
When even the experts in boondoggles are worried…
Oregon Holds Party for Finally Completed Highway Project That Cost Three Times as Much as It Was Supposed to
The state spent $365 million and over a decade to build five miles of rural highway.
He won't have his massive spending plans outdone by Hillary Clinton.
He sounds like Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown.
Report details yet another example of money pit our involvement there has become.
California's Bullet Train: Underbudgeted, Underscheduled, and Underfunded, but Other Than That, Everything's Just Fine!
The bullet train mess is unspooling pretty much exactly how critics predicted.
These projects aren't fiscally responsible, but the FCC has given them a thumbs up.
Did they run out of overpriced, unnecessary projects in their own country?
The Top Gun remake is going to suck. More.
Opponents of the boondoggle still have a few arrows in their quiver.
California's lieutenant governor no longer wishes to ride the rails
State argues that trains that aren't even built yet can't be stopped