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Line 34 bus service hangs in the balance

Original post made on Aug 19, 2009

Since the 1970s the bus stop at the corner of Hackett and Montebello streets has been an asset for those living in the nearby senior and affordable housing complexes. But due to budget constraints, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is proposing to eliminate the only bus line that serves this stop.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 11:56 AM

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Posted by SP Phil
a resident of Shoreline West
on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm

It is so "easy" for most of us to watch these cuts take place without comment. We often overlook the fact that there are people who RELY completely on public transportation--often working people without cars, senior citizens, young people. When cuts to transportation reduce people's ability to work, go to school, and shop, we are harming our community's vitality.

If Line 34 is cancelled, how will these people be served?

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