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Money Funneled to Roads Instead of Vegas to Anaheim Train
The dream of developing a MagLev train between Las Vegas and Anaheim took a hit this week when Nevada transportation officials designated $45 million to an airport road connector instead. "[It] will have the biggest immediate impact for job creation and relief from traffic congestion,” said Senator Harry Reid in a statement printed in the Las Vegas Sun, via Curbed LA. The California-Nevada Super Speed Train commission is nonplussed, but will seek funding elsewhere.