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Financing has been secured to construct a Maglev train linking Munich with its’ airport, however the $2.6 Billion project is still facing a great deal of criticism. The proposed train would cut the trek to and from the city and airport down to 10 minutes from the current 40.

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4 Responses to Transitography 30

  1. Anonymous says:

    You left out the reason for the criticism.

  2. Gabriel J. Lopez-Bernal says:

    The cost…Why else?

  3. JM Palacios says:

    lol. Criticized on the cost? We’re spending $1.2 billion on I-595 improvements. (Not even new construction, so no new right-of-way purchase.) Maglev has way more capacity than I-595 will have. And I-595 elevated lanes are only going to shave a few minutes off the rush hour commute, not consistently improve the travel time. So I’d say it sounds like a good investment.

  4. Miami Transit Man says:

    exactly…thanks JM

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