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Business Report: Comparing rail cost to other major projects

It is time for Howard's Illustrated Economics; today, the cost of getting a rail line.

The thing about big life-changing public works projects is that the cost numbers are almost too big to grasp.

Howard compares the cost of rail to two other projects, one in Hawaii that was expensive when it was built, and another one on the mainland that is astronomically bigger and therefore way more expensive.

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