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Coming up: Council to discuss high speed rail, renewable energy sources

Original post made on Feb 20, 2009

The city council is set to discuss the impacts of high speed rail in a meeting Tuesday chock full of agenda items pertaining to the the city's evironmental future.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 20, 2009, 3:36 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by Alison Chaiken, a resident of Rex Manor
on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:17 pm

Any chance of a HSR stop in MV?

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 22, 2009 at 8:30 pm

HSR - everybody wants it, nobody bothers to think through the implementation details.

Daniel -- did you really write that first sentence or did you outsource it to some third-world sweatshop?

Posted by Daniel DeBolt, Mountain View Voice Staff Writer
on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am

Daniel DeBolt is a registered user.

A High Speed Rail stop in Mountain View is not planned and is unlikely at this point.

Posted by Daniel DeBolt, Mountain View Voice Staff Writer
on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:47 am

Daniel DeBolt is a registered user.

The High Speed Rail Web-site shows where stops are planned: Web Link

Posted by smart growther, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 24, 2009 at 8:45 am

A MV stop would be better than a PA stop. We are the heart and soul of SV

Posted by Catherine, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:49 am

I think the high speed rail should start in San Jose, not San Francisco. The issues involved in cramming it up and down the Peninsula are not worth it. Increase CalTrain's existing weekend service and allow people to take CalTrain and then transfer to high speed rail in San Jose.

Posted by doc, a resident of another community
on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm

I think that is a really great suggestion, Catherine!

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