Thursday, June 14, 2018

I Missed One

It's unlikely, but there is the possibility that it gets built and then the question is:

Just how high will the per trip operating subsidy be?

Most transit of all kinds is subsidized in various ways. The benefits of the network outweigh the private costs is one justification, though not the only reason or justification. But "rich people mass transit" tends to be the most subsidized of all. Ferries. Airport trains. That kind of thing.