Capital Metro edition
Yes, it’s been a while1.
In a recent twitter thread, Karl-Thomas Musselman posted the tweet below. I am making this blog post to capture it so that this well-made point is not lost in the twitter memory hole.
@cubbie9000 @DerMarkuzmar @eraycollins @OurRailATX that scaling… pic.twitter.com/8Pl2VQgQl2
— kt musselman (@karltm) December 13, 2015
The graphic comes from Capital Metro’s 2016 approved budget on page 48. The full graphic is after this paragraph. What do you think this kind of choice in axis scaling suggests about Capital Metro’s honesty on rail subsidies?
Note: I have not blogged much this year because the actions of Julio Gonzalez-Altamirano and others, especially linked with AURA, have made my investment in public affairs significantly less effective. This lack of content is likely to continue as long as the urbanist community decides his approach and style are preferable. ↩