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Gambling with Billions

Mega-projects keep failing. So why does the mayor love them so? What a state we are in, Toronto. The City lacks political consensus and expert support on at least three projects that will cost billions of dollars. And yet we hurtle forward. In 2003, Bent Flyvbjerg, Nils Bruzelius, and Werner Rothengatter surveyed more than 1,000 major infrastructure projects from around the world and examined what lessons […] The post Gambling with Billions appeared first on Torontoist.
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