Some examples of people quickly accomplishing ambitious things together.

San Francisco proposed a new bus lane on Van Ness in 2001. Its opening was recently delayed to 2020. “The project has been delayed due to an increase of wet weather since the project started,” said Paul Rose, a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesperson. The project will cost $189 million, i.e. $60,000 per meter. The Alaska Highway, mentioned above, constructed across remote tundra, cost $793 per meter (in 2019 dollars).

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