Nashua Alderman Vote Unanimously to Spend Other People’s Money

A Rhode Island Company has convinced the city of Nashua to spend your money.

According to NHPR’s incorrectly named article “Nashua Alderman Unanimously Approve Commuter Rail Memorandum,”

The Tuesday night unanimous approval of the memorandum of understanding means the city can begin work immediately with the Rhode Island-based Boston Surface Railroad Co to create a detailed plan.

I spoke at length about the proposed passenger rail service on Girard at Large a few weeks ago, and how it gets its infrastructure funding. | Keep Reading at Granitegrok

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1 Response to Nashua Alderman Vote Unanimously to Spend Other People’s Money

  1. CaptDMO says:

    As long as the “commuter” rail laid down heavy freight track, and ballast, so it might be used for freight when the ridership in (I’m guessing… Bombardier cars?) proves to be economically un-self sustainable without the traditional infrastructure subsidy, paid by businesses, and the traditional HALF of the population that actually PAY net taxes…
    Of course, the depots would have to have a gurney crane, and easily convertible (pre engineered) area for piggyback container/ trailer management.

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