L.A. Airport Expansion Plan: A Huge Boondoggle?

A much-criticized plan to reconfigure Los Angeles International airport has become one of the most expensive public works projects in the country.
September 12, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"...The $9-billion price tag that Hahn cites does not, according to a Times analysis, take into account numerous costs, such as moving 6,000 residents out of a Manchester Square neighborhood intended for a remote passenger check-in center... Some of the critics of the Riordan plan see Hahn's as a stealth expansion. Those who take the mayor at his word wonder why his plan costs so much if it doesn't add capacity."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Friday, September 12, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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