Will Seattle's Monorail Actually Get Built?

The Seattle Weekly uncovers a quietly-growing backlash against the Seattle Monorail by the projects one-time supporters.
March 5, 2004, 8am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Seattle Monorail Project (SMP) officials, who overestimated their revenue projections by a third, still think they have enough money to make a revised plan work through cutbacks and closing a license-plate-tax loophole that could leave scofflaws facing felony perjury charges... [New] developments and the cash-light monorail project's admission that it doesn't yet know how much it will cost are causing a quiet backlash. It includes a falling-out with original supporters and top civic officials, including former Mayor Norm Rice, and the launch of a community drive for a new vote to approve or reject the evolving plan."

Thanks to transport-policy listserv

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Published on Thursday, March 4, 2004 in Seattle Weekly
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