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North Fair Oaks meets on high-speed rail

Original post made on Jun 18, 2010

Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority addressed residents' concerns at a North Fair Oaks Council meeting Thursday, June 17.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 18, 2010, 8:25 AM

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Posted by Jay Tulock, a resident of another community
on Jun 18, 2010 at 2:44 pm

"I was very pleased that the high-speed rail folks seemed to really have listened to our concerns the last time they were here," Ms. Caplan said. [Portion removed, terms of use.]

But seriously, the reason folks turn out in droves in Atherton is the Authority is trying to squeeze four tracks into a corridor that is not wide enough for four tracks, and that community will thus face massive impacts with construction, operation and eminent domain takings. Not so much north of there, except San Mateo and Burlingame to some extent, but most of the corridor has more business/industrial along the tracks in SM County north (of where the Altamont high speed line will cut in to the Caltrain corridor).

Jay Tulock, Vacaville


Posted by Thetruth, a resident of another community
on Jun 18, 2010 at 4:18 pm

Untrue and more fearmongering it is WIDE enough..


Posted by Concerned citizen, a resident of Atherton: other
on Jun 18, 2010 at 5:06 pm

[This post and a responding comment removed; stick to the issue and don't attack other posters]


Posted by R.Gordon, a resident of another community
on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm

HSR is inevitable. Why people cannot see it, is just so typical.
And........sacrifices will be made.


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