You'd think she would be supporting the project, given the higher land value that would result.Property owners also pay higher rates for the privilege of having a tram service "out the front"
(this Is where the opposition to light rail expansion comes from, mostly from property owners who see no personal value In a tram service and face having to sell up and move somewhere else)
If I live near the beach my property is worth more, even if I have no interest in ever going to the beach or looking at it.
My understanding is a commuter railway or tram line near your property adds value to the property, how much, no idea. So its fair that you contribute to the service through taxation.