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the San Francisco Bay area, containing a ready-made ridership that could ease congestion at the airports.38 A2: No Funds
HSR provides affordable alt to high gas prices
March, Transportation correspondent for Star news, June 30, 2012
(Julian, star News, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20120630/ARTICLES/120629624/-1/sports01?
[At the transportation meeting, the board passed a resolution that commended the service for providing an affordable
alternate means of transportation to fight high gas prices. It also stated the Thruway bus service could help develop interest in the
future expansion of rail service in the region.] HSR is profitable
Longshore, studied at Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2010 (Samantha, Putting the Brakes on High Speed Rail, 2010,
June 26, 2012) FAS pg 2
(Those opposed to high-speed rails often see more good in existing infrastructure investment, such as roadwork.
They believe this investment will serve more people than a high-speed rail might. Howeve...
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