Going underground | September 26, 2008 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

Cover Story - September 26, 2008

Going underground

Community leaders propose putting Caltrain tracks deep underground. Is the idea visionary — or just plain crazy?

by Jocelyn Dong

The disruption happens more than 55 times a day along Alma Street: Bells clang, crossing-guard arms lower, and people and cars grind to a halt as hundreds of tons of locomotive steel approach.

This story contains 2555 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a subscriber, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Subscriptions start at $5 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Subscribe

Weekly Managing Editor Jocelyn Dong can be e-mailed at [email protected] TALK ABOUT IT www.PaloAltoOnline.com To share your opinion about undergrounding the railroad, go to Town Square, the community online forum, at www.PaloAltoOnline.com.


Post a comment

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

Stay informed.

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