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BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

Original post made on Feb 13, 2010

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated rail connector between the Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport.

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Posted by Puzzled
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am

The arguments of the three "advocate" groups makes no sense to me. I can't figure out what they are griping about. What are the so-called "benefits"? ARe they talking about a share of the construction jobs involved, or ability to ride on the trains? The proposed fare seems steep but how does that exclude minority groups or others from benefit??

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