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The Rail Solution

I thoroughly enjoyed Robert Heuer’s “Runway Inflation” piece, contained in your March 15 edition. It demonstrates that Illinois transportation planning is almost exactly like Afghan nation building: hampered by tribal factions, infighting, myopic vision, and putting short-term tribal gain before long-term, systemic considerations. The players may not wear burnooses and carry AK-47s, but their “problem-solving” […]