It appears Seattle continues to look at ways to blow our tax money. The City Council is going to spend $10 million dollars to just review adding streetcars in Seattle. The $10 million will be spent on just reviewing the roads, locations, areas, tracks, population etc. In the event, the City decides to move forward on a streetcar, it will cost $50 million dollars. How could anyone actually be considering this? It’s just way out of our budget and simply doesn’t make any sense. We would be better off buying a new bus, painting it (thus branding it) and naming it the Emerald City Shuttle. It’s dedicated to just this mile and goes back and fourth all day. The costs are maybe 100K for the bus and another 30K per year for the driver. Do you know how many years it would take with my plan and budget compared to your $50 million+ plan? It would take 50 years on my plan to even reach you’re $50 million initial construction work easily. You’re plan doesn’t even include millions per year for maintenance of your plan. It’s just a no brainer.
Lets talk about the extra revenue. My plan and your plan does create revenue except my plan Keep Reading