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Tunnel Vision: A 'disparaging' Cartoon Reignites An Old High-Speed Rail Dispute In San Jose


The head of San Jose’s Downtown Association last week accused high-speed rail officials of using a “disparaging” cartoon animation of an underground construction tragedy to promote the rail authority's favored aerial alignment through Diridon Station — the most controversial segment of the system’s route through the city.

In an email to the mayor and City Council, Scott Knies wrote that the animation of a construction worker drowning with a “help” bubble over his head while digging the tunnel that Knies prefers “showed how far the (California High-Speed Rail) Authority will go to promote their single alternative for San Jose.”

The cartoon was part of the authority’s PowerPoint presentation at a meeting last week to the community working group that has been contributing feedback to rail planners for more than a year.....

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https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2017/08/07/san-jose-high-speed-rail-tunnel-diridon-station.html


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