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(Source: Opinion column by Rod Diridon Sr., Anthony Foxx and Ray LaHood, published in the San Jose Mercury News, May 20, 2022. Rod Diridon Sr. is chair emeritus of the California High Speed Rail Authority and the U.S. High Speed Rail Association. Former U.S. Transportation secretaries Ray LaHood and Anthony Foxx are co-chairs of the U.S. High Speed Rail Coalition. They wrote this in memory of former San Jose Mayor, congressman and U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, who died May 3.)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — After the recent release of the California High-Speed Rail Project’s new business plan, an objective UC Berkeley poll revealed that 56% of the state’s voters support the completion of the project and 35% opposed, with the rest undecided. In the Bay Area, that jumps to 65% of the voters supporting the project, with only 20% opposed.

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