Saturday, November 13, 2010

Washington Examiner Editorial: MWAA Quietly Jacks Up Cost of Dulles Rail

Did you read the recent Washington Examiner editorial about the Dulles Rail project? According to the paper:

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has appointed former Congressman Tom Davis to the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority just as newly revised estimates raise the total cost of the 23-mile Dulles Rail project to $6.85 billion -- up from $4 billion just four years ago.
A newly leaked 1998 memo that surfaced during the recent Massachusetts gubernatorial race indicated that state's former chief fiscal officer knew that the costs of Boston's infamous Big Dig project would skyrocket and crowd out other needed transportation projects. MWAA's 2010 financing plan for Dulles Rail contains a similar smoking gun.

Read the complete opinion piece online.

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