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Rail link to LaGuardia Airport put on hold after criticism

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A $2 billion project to build a 1.5 mile elevated rail link connecting New York City to LaGuardia Airport was officially put on hold Tuesday, after weeks of criticism from public officials and a lawsuit from neighborhood and environmental groups. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

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royhunte92
Roy Hunte 2
Seems politically motivated.....
Quirkyfrog
Robert Cowling 3
LGA needs this SO BAD! Damn the cost, it's better for the city, and travelers.

Cleffer
Cleffer 2
Getting to LGA is terrible. This would be a tremendous boost.
longtuzi
John Tuzi 1
America: Once the bastion of getting things done has become a sad image of its former self. No project large or small can withstand the scrutiny of a small group of small-minded but extremely vocal agitators and environmentalists whose political enablers are always too quick to take cover from. You want to get something done, look to China.
eichelro
eichelro 1
The cost is $252,000 per foot!
linbb
linbb 3
Your point is? Check and see how much a freeway costs per foot total Wonk has strange posts.
ghstark
Greg S 1
$2 billion dollars for 1.5 miles! Absolutely insane!

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