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Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

Original post made on May 20, 2010

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive race for federal stimulus funds, Caltrain's chief spokesman told the Palo Alto City Council Monday night.

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Posted by Enough!
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 20, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Let's not forget that when the term "federal funds" appears in the text we are actually talking about taxpayers' money! I say spend nothing and send it back to the federal government to pay down the debt, just like any right-minded head of household is forced to do.

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Posted by Out of the Box
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 20, 2010 at 6:15 pm

If CalTrain would forget the HSR thru way up to SF and just ask for Electric Trains and a new rail structure without mega construction I would think the public would be in favor.

I think the public is against HSR which will ruin the (calm) way to SF and not destroy cities in its path.

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Posted by Old Ben
a resident of Shoreline West
on May 23, 2010 at 12:36 am

HSR is a scam.