Funds in peril for high-speed rail | January 13, 2012 | Pleasanton Weekly | |

Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - January 13, 2012

Funds in peril for high-speed rail

Plans once touted by the California High-Speed Rail Authority to have trains running at speeds up more than 200 miles an hour through the Altamont and zipping past Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore have long since given way to different routes after objections by these three cities. Similar objections have come from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities as the high-speed rail advocates pushed a plan to plow new rail lines through their neighborhoods.

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