Sorry you were the last to know…
The Las Vegas Monorail saw ridership collapse by more than 30 percent in 2006, capping a disappointing year with its worst ridership month ever in December, according to monorail statistics.[...]
Nonetheless, monorail officials Monday took an optimistic view.
“The monorail’s current daily ridership of approximately 20,000 riders still far exceeds most rail systems throughout the country,” said Ingrid Reisman, a spokeswoman for the Las Vegas Monorail Co.
The good news for taxpayers in Nevada is that they haven’t — yet — been stuck with the bill for this white elephant. Don’t you wish you had good news where you live?
Tell the truth: Wouldn’t you be willing to settle for an accurate accounting of the taxpayer subsidized losses of your local mass transit system…?