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Will high-speed rail
repeat VTA’s mistakes?

California’s high-speed rail project continues to be a favorite of Rod Diridon Sr. In his opinion piece on May 20 (“Let’s find the courage to complete high-speed rail project,” Page A6) he claims the HSR’s benefits to Californians with no evidence to back his views.

According to Marc Joffe, of the Reason Foundation, climate justification has weakened considerably for HSR since voter approval in 2008. Voters approved a system through Altamont, not Pacheco, pass. The current design is at street level cutting Gilroy, San Martin, Morgan Hill and San

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