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    Cyburbian ludes98's avatar
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    Originally posted by Planderella
    Unfortunately $100 million is not enough money to do what I really want to at this present moment - get the light rail line built in N.O......need about $400-500 million for that. So, with the $100 million, I would develop/redevelop much of the land surrounding the proposed light rail corridor. Whether it gets built or not, the area could certainly use investment.
    Well you are a peach of a developer...private financing a public rail project. How much will tickets cost to ride your train?

    I know, I know, open ended, I gotta stop doing that...

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    Cyburbian Mud Princess's avatar
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    Great thread! I've actually thought about what I'd do if I won the lottery. I guess $100 million is a good start to:

    - purchase and protect parcels of open space, woodland habitats, etc.
    - develop walking and biking trails to create a regional network of trails
    - restore historic buildings for residential and commercial uses

    I also like SGB's idea about revitalizing a rural hamlet. I'd like to use some of the money to develop a foundation, or a matching grants program, for community revitalization projects.

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