Rochester Post Bulletin: Conservative think tank labels Zip Rail a "future boondoggle"
An article from our latest e-update was picked up by the Rochester Post Bulletin after referring to the Rochester "Zip Rail" project, a Rochester-Twin Cities rail line, a "future boondoggle."
From the Postbulletin.com:
A conservative think tank is targeting Olmsted County's Zip Rail proposal calling it a "future boondoggle." The Freedom Foundation of Minnesota went after the project in its weekly bulletin.
The foundation criticizes Olmsted County for seeking $15 million in state bonding money to help fund design studies for the proposed high-speed rail line from Rochester to the Twin Cities. The foundation writes, "Olmsted County taxpayers are now on the hook for a $15 million 'high speed rail' bonding request and could be on the line for much, much more in the near future."
Read the rest of the article here.
Posted on Thu, September 29, 2011
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