Famous Last Words

Sun-times headline: “Musk Explains Why He Chose Chicago; Says O’Hare Express Will Be Done in 3 Years" (6/14/2018).

"Done in 3 years"? Famous last words. Psst, public mass transport and private funding/ownership don't mix. Just look up: chicago transit 1947 ...

Update (12/30/18): Streetsblog Chicago has an excellent post on this absolutely nutty project: 'Chicago Transportation Chief’s Pitch for Elon Musk’s O’Hare Express, Annotated'.