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walker1962

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Posted 10-24-2016 at 03:31 PM by walker1962 Comments 2
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Originally Posted by bluescreen73 View Post
It's not any worse than the $25 million PER YEAR the taxpayers of Texas were putting right into Bernie Ecclestone's pocket for the privilege of hosting that idiotic F1 race at Circuit of the Americas.

So funding is $1 per capita per year for Texas residents? Actually, it was cut to $19.5MM effective this year. If you told me $25MM just from Austin then I would be more concerned but M/SP is spending way too much money on all of those facilities given its size. D/FW is twice the...

Posted 10-24-2016 at 03:25 PM by walker1962 Comments 0
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Originally Posted by funtraveler1 View Post
True, Dallas is in the middle nowhere in a flat isolated location. Yet it has the biggest metro in the state.

I think Austin and Nashville's airport are on the same level, but BNA is going through an expansion that will put it on another level above Austin. Austin has no plans to expand the airport.

Also, Austin has no plans to extend public transit. Nashville has proposed a 6 billion dollar plan that will include light rail to all corridors of the metro. And the mayor
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Posted 10-24-2016 at 03:18 PM by walker1962 Comments 0
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Originally Posted by Antny12 View Post
I wasn't gonna keep this going between Denver vs Austin that's carrying on however I can't help but have to question why denvers 1.8 compared to Austins 1.15 GDP matters? In what way does that make Denver better or someone else to like or be more happy there? I'm from Chicago which has a 7 times larger GDP then Denver.. and guess what? I'm more financially successful here in Austin and the economy here is much better across the board..

Austins growth is on a whole different level
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Posted 10-24-2016 at 03:17 PM by walker1962 Comments 0
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Originally Posted by Mezter View Post
Auraria campus houses 3 different colleges and has a student body of 42k+ students (Definitely not a small campus). In contrast UTA only has around 35k+ students.

LMAO, you are comparing a COMMUTER school like Auraia to UT-Austin!? I can't take you SERIOUSLY! UT- is a RENOWNED international school with, by total dollars, the second largest endowment in America, behind only Harvard. the campus is not 35,000+, Try 50,000+. Who are some famous alumni of Auraria? I can name quite...

Posted 10-24-2016 at 03:02 PM by walker1962 Comments 0
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Originally Posted by FirebirdCamaro1220 View Post
Denver is the state capitol of Colorado as well

And suburban Boulder (it tries to claim it's it's own area, but who are they kidding, it's part of Greater Denver) has the University Of Colorado

The University of Colorado is a nice school but it AIN'T UT. UT consistently appears in national rankings in the top 20-25. It's a much more wealthy school and more strategically located, especially with international students.
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