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News - April 25, 2014

Palo Alto raises concerns about Caltrain electrification

City asks transit agency to limit tree trimming, reconsider location of proposed parallel station

by Gennady Sheyner

After years of talking about the potential benefits of a modernized Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday shifted their attention to the expected problems, which include the need to cut down trees, more traffic at Alma Street intersections and a new power station that officials say would be an eyesore for the Greenmeadow neighborhood.

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