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Letter: Build a monorail, not a bridge

Linda Castillo
Parachute

Why are the citizens of Glenwood Springs even thinking about trying to build a bigger and better bridge when all it will cause is more congested traffic and cause more accidents?

It has been said that it will cost more than $99 million to construct. Why build something that will cost more to maintain than it will to build something more economical and reduce the traffic and number of accidents?

Why not build a monorail that would reduce pollution, the number of cars on the road and greatly reduce the number of accidents? Europe has had trains for transportation for decades and they have less accidents than the U.S. It would also keep the quaint, small-town atmosphere that people like in Glenwood Springs, and people would be able to save time and money by not having to spend time in traffic with people who don’t know the rules of the road.


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