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Saturday, May 2, 2015
Newport Transit Station, $6.45 million, No Riders, and No Surprise
The $6.45 million dollar Newport Transit station, the first expensive part of many to the Red Rock Corridor had their open house last Monday and from all accounts the vast majority who attended were only the politicians, planners, and people with vested interest to see it built. They spoke of being surprised of it's lack of use... BY THEIR OWN REPORT they shouldn't. Here's their nearly two year old 2030 prediction of 7 riders a day at this stop: