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Board of Contributors: A tale of two projects

by Gordon Lewin

It was the best of planning. It was the worst of planning. One plan would replace an elevated expressway with a tunnel. The other would build an elevated railway where the citizens wanted a tunnel. Boston's Big Dig. Our own high-speed rail. One a road and the other rails, separated by a continent and a decade.

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Gordon Lewin is co-author of "Marketing Public Transportation: A Strategic Approach." He served eight years on the Sequoia Union High School District board. He can be e-mailed at


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