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Rep. Jerry McNerney authors bill to expand Altamont train

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Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2011 6:29 am | Updated: 9:31 am, Thu Apr 14, 2011.

Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, introduced legislation on Wednesday to help fund the Altamont Corridor Rail Project, which would expand rail service between the Central Valley and Bay Area.

HR 1504, the Altamont Corridor Rail Improvement Act, would invest in a project designed to serve thousands of people, create jobs and reduce traffic along some of the region’s most heavily traveled highways, McNerney said in a news release.

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3 comments:

  • Charles Nelson posted at 9:08 am on Fri, Apr 15, 2011.

    Charles Nelson Posts: 259

    What is it with the liberals and their fascination with trains? Bizarre.

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 6:34 am on Fri, Apr 15, 2011.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Just another gov subsidized quagmire.

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 6:34 am on Fri, Apr 15, 2011.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Why doesn't he author a bill creating jobs somewhere besides the Bay Area? What a joke!

     
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