I pulled out the trusty fingers and toes, and lo and behold, those smart folks over at Errors of Enchantment are right. It just doesn’t add up. An important fact to keep in mind, a fact that the supporters of Rail Runner like to point out, is that the first leg of this boondoggle cost the same amount as the Big I reconstruction.
So, let’s see… a $100 million transportation investment used by over a 150,000 commuters a day compared to another $100 million transportation investment used by 800 – 1200 people a day.
Hmm, that Governor Bill Richardson sure is a visionary, and a great business man to boot.