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Grand jury recommends coordinated Caltrain grade separation strategy

Original post made on Jul 21, 2019

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury on July 18 released a report calling for a more coordinated approach to tackling grade separations along the Caltrain rail line.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 19, 2019, 4:33 PM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 21, 2019 at 10:06 pm

Coordinated design and funding and implementation makes so much sense. My question is will cities like Atherton and Menlo Park just agree to the multi-city design? Or will the cities launch more lawsuits, like they have in the past?


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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jul 22, 2019 at 4:35 am

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Great that the Grand Jury wrote this report.

Sad that the Grand Jury had to write this report.


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Posted by Martin
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:22 am

Isn't this paraphrasing that cities that plan well and coordinate with neighbors are rewarded with grade separations and funding?

Those who don't bother to plan or bicker with neighbors are correspondingly punished by lack of money and status quo.

Seems like a fair process.


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Posted by Billy
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Jul 23, 2019 at 7:07 pm

Clearly the Grand Jury wasn’t asked to pay for it.


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