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Transit Tall Tales and Coping With Too Much Money

If it weren’t for a surfeit of federal funds, cities wouldn’t plan ridiculously expensive rail lines that, in most cases, do nothing for transit riders or transportation users in general.

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Cato Institute: The Rise of High-Cost, Low-Capacity Rail Transit

Cities have built or are building a hybrid form of rail transit combining the cost-disadvantages of heavy rail with the capacity limits of light rail.

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Friday Facts: February 15, 2013

Georgia is poised to lead the nation in providing resources to enable personalized learning for every child.

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Register Now for “American Dream, American Nightmare,” Foundation’s Feb. 19 Event

Atlanta – Did you know that Georgia had the nation’s fourth-highest foreclosure rate in 2012? There were 105,610 foreclosure filings last year, or one for every 39 homes. Who’s to blame? Greedy bankers? Corrupt politicians? Ignorant homeowners? Find out fromaaa

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