Town Square

Post a New Topic

Rail Authority drops tunnel, viaduct options

Original post made on Aug 14, 2010

Forget about aerial tracks or tunnels. If high-speed trains are to run through Mountain View, the tracks will be either at-grade or in a trench, the California High Speed Rail Authority reported last week.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 13, 2010, 12:00 AM

Comments (1)

Posted by curious
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 14, 2010 at 10:30 am

Hmmm... "at grade" ... "in trench" ... guess which one they are going to pick?

Ah correct,we have a winner--> at grade. They are going to shove this down our throats in the most destructive way possible because our useless city council is dazzled with the possibility of having a terminal named after them. Even the thought of having to tear down everything in the Castro St. area for parking for the terminal does not bother them. After all, by then they will have moved to Palo Alto or Atherton, where the City Councils are fighting this tooth and nail.

The only glimmer of hope is that the California voters will repent their free-spending ways and turn down the next $10 billion installment that the HSR "Authority" will request. Then this whole thing will hopefully die.

In the mean time, we can do our little bit by voting down all the incumbents running for City Council in the November election.




Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Mountain View Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

The Economics of Residential Rooftop Solar
By Sherry Listgarten | 49 comments | 4,827 views

Neighbors feeding neighbors: Rebyl Food connects Coastside community
By The Peninsula Foodist | 4 comments | 1,945 views

Dating/Dating Profile: Say What You Are Looking For
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,919 views

Why Give Up Delicious Things?
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 1,733 views

Business tax in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 0 comments | 1,448 views