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Costs 

One freeway expansion: $1.3 billion

One regional rail system: $130 million

One gallon of regular unleaded gas: Metro Detroit average for regular unleaded
$2.14/gallon June 19; $1.42 August 21

One used 1991 Geo sedan: $2,500

One year's worth of no-fault insurance for said sedan: $600

Bus fare (per trip): $1.25–$1.50

One People Mover token (good for one round, and round, and round, trip): 50 cents

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