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This article shows exactly how much money the tax payers of Virginia are on the hook for when it comes to the Silver Line project. Extending this public transit line is being delivered in two phases one as a design-build and the next as a public-private partnership. But despite the promises of being shielded from a heavy financial burden, it is Virginia’s taxpayers who will shoulder about 50% of the project’s overall $5 billion cost.