Last week we composed and disseminated a ‘presentation’ inspired by recent transit sector happenings in the Auburn area, juxtaposed against the well known passenger rail silliness that has descended upon Brunswick.
We’re not going to go through the usual listing of our prior posts on the subject and the related links. We assume that if you’re a regular reader, and interested in the subject in general, you’ve read our prior items, but if not, will have no problem finding them in the index area to the right side of our page.
Here’s the cover page of this latest composition:
You can find the rest of it here: https://www.scribd.com/doc/288954576/A-Plan-B-for-Brunswick
If you do follow up and look at it, be sure to look at the last page, especially if you consider yourself a realist in economic matters. It should provide much fodder for critical thought. You should be able to rotate the budget summary view to the normal reading position by using your pdf viewing options.
If not, have no fear. In the next day or two, we’ll be providing a detailed commentary on this one page. Why? Because it summarizes the folly that is NNEPRA and the Amtrak Downeaster.
Unless you think money grows on trees, and we should be providing carriage level transit for the few at the expense of the many, while much higher priorities in the common interest go unaddressed.
On the other hand, this is what makes modern day America what it is.