Monorail Cost Overrun Claims Debunked

Josh Feit criticizes The Seattle Times' editorial and coverage of Seattle Monorail project.
March 10, 2005, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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"It turns out that the Seattle Times was running screamer headlines and finger-wagging editorials about an initial monorail bid that was potentially $250 million below what voters approved. The headline could have been, "Monorail bid starts out $250 million below voter-approved price." Instead, the [Seattle] Times, not even knowing where the bid stands today, scared voters with a misleading front-page story and an ill-informed editorial."

Thanks to Natasha Jones

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Published on Thursday, February 24, 2005 in The Stranger
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