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Rail service worth it?

...that the decision was based on what critics contend are totally unrealistic projections provided to the board by Georgia Rail Consultants, a group hired to develop passenger rail service in the state. The consultants claim that by 2025 the Macon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/24/op_315046.shtml
Opinion columns
Route for commuter train OK'd

...been bypassed by the pace of development in the 1980s and 1990s," said Steve Roberts, the project manager for Georgia Rail Consultants. On the other hand, the consultants' recommendation for express buses would take advantage of the close proximity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/08/met_311736.shtml
Metro
Advisers seek fewer rail lines

...each of the two routes from seven to four. The rejection of new-rail construction along highway corridors by Georgia Rail Consultants is no surprise. The consultants released a report two months ago showing that running rail lines along Interstate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/08/met_300436.shtml
Metro
Rail planners foresee high costs

...subsidies. Most of the additional costs are directly related to the increased ridership projections, Nick Brand of Georgia Rail Consultants told members of the state's rail program management team. Having more riders means more locomotives, passenger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/06/met_298453.shtml
Metro
Panel will pursue rail transit system

...Program Management Team hired consulting firm Georgia Rail Consultants to conduct a feasibility study for a rail project...connection with an Athens-to-Atlanta line, Georgia Rail Consultants suggest a fee of $10.10 for a one-way trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/05/met_331246.shtml
Metro
Georgia commute lacks buses, rail

...proposed rail line would be the more cost-effective of the two options in the long run, Steve Roberts, of Georgia Rail Consultants, told members of the board in charge of planning the state's passenger-rail program. During the five years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/07/met_324499.shtml
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