// Things That Also Cost What the Tunnel Costs

$4.2 Billion is a lot of money. How much is it? Here is an incomplete list of other things that cost that much:scrooge_mcduck

  • 19 of Sarah Palin’s “Bridges to Nowhere”
  • The Gross National Product of Malawi
  • The Ford Motor Company (as of Nov. 17, 2008)
  • Total Federal Department of Energy investment in Smart Grid Technology
  • $9,042.22 Checks for Every adult Seattle citizen
  • Half of Obama’s Entire National High Speed Rail Investment
  • 198,982 Toyota Priuses
  • 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
  • One Half the Annual Apple Crop of Washington
  • Doubling the Salaries and Halving the Class Size in the Seattle Public Schools for 10 years
  • 10 Years Of Full Metro Funding, Which Could Carry 1.2 Billion People Over That Time, Compared With 292 Million Over the Viaduct