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News - December 4, 2013

Watchdogs happy with judge's high-speed rail ruling

by Gennady Sheyner

High-speed rail watchdogs in Menlo Park were thrilled when a California judge ruled that the funding plan for the $68 billion high-speed rail system must be rescinded and refused to endorse the selling of bonds for the project.

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Posted by Dr Doodle, a resident of another community
on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:30 am

Err ... so are Mssrs. Petersen and Brown celebrating that Caltrain electrification is now unfunded and unlikely to happen? Or are they just acknowledging that losing Caltrain electrification may be an unfortunate side effect of killing HSR?


Posted by Old MP, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Dec 3, 2013 at 7:40 pm

So we should waste $68bil. in taxpayer money just so Caltrain can be electrified? Really?


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