Why is CDOT Planning to Spend Millions of Dollars on a Terrible Idea?

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Transportation expert and Cato Institute fellow Randal O'Toole joins Kim to explain why CDOT's proposal to run a commuter rail from Pueblo to Fort Collins is a costly mistake.

CDOT looking to build a commuter rail from Pueblo to Fort Collins with a potential $15 billion price tag

Today’s featured guest is Randal O’Toole. Randal is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and director of the Transportation Policy Center at the Independence Institute, a free-market think tank in Denver. He’s also a featured author for Complete Colorado.

CDOT, Colorado’s Department of Transportation, has earmarked $2.5 million to do a study about spending anywhere from $5 billion to $15 billion to build a high-speed train to travel from Pueblo to Fort Collins.

This is just another scheme to get us out of our cars and SUVs. O’Toole explains why this plan is such a terrible idea. You can learn more by reading his report at Complete Colorado.

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