Hundreds Attend High Speed Rail Meeti...

Hundreds Attend High Speed Rail Meeting - wtvr

There are 9 comments on the WTVR story from Aug 26, 2010, titled Hundreds Attend High Speed Rail Meeting - wtvr. In it, WTVR reports that:

Close to 150 people filled the Thomas Dale High School auditorium on Thursday night to hear more about the proposed plans for the Southeast High Speed Rail connecting Washington D.C. to Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Irate Taxpayer

United States

#1 Aug 26, 2010
People in the United States want to either fly somewhere quickly or they want to go there in their cars. If the Feds want to spend money on something, maintain and widen the highways. This high speed rail garbage is NOT NEEDED AND NOT WANTED! It would be a MAJOR WASTE OF MONEY!!!
Martin J Klein

Richmond, VA

#2 Aug 27, 2010
The property values for chester have been destroyed by 288 running through Centrallia and the noise from this highway and the Stench from the local land fill which you can smell miles away.
Now they want to bring more waste from other states and raise the speed on 288. More Noise and more Stink. So THEY WILL build the train.
Welcome to "community first" Chesterfield
Choo Choo

Bristow, VA

#3 Aug 27, 2010
Build it, make it affordable to ride and I will park my car and enjoy the scenery.
nobody

United States

#4 Aug 27, 2010
Waste of money! They will spend billions on a train that will only benefit a few. Doesn't make much sense to me. The only winners are the companies that will get these govt. contracts which will over charge and make millions. Not smart, go back and think of another way to waste my hard earned money.
MikeyPete

Harrisburg, PA

#5 Aug 27, 2010
How do you know I want to drive? Quite honestly I DON'T. You can pay $4.00 plus for a gallon but I won't.
Johnny Opsec

Ashburn, VA

#6 Aug 27, 2010
who is going to go Raleigh? build a train to the beach or mountains, or at least straight down i-95
kenny

Powhatan, VA

#7 Aug 29, 2010
Is there a map available that shows exactly which properties may have to be taken over or affected? Everyone needs more details before this is voted on/approved/whatever
hspno

Englewood, CO

#8 Sep 3, 2010
Just say no to high speed rail.
Ford of Fort Pickett

Norfolk, VA

#9 Jan 8, 2011
So how do you people of this commonwealth feel about the idea of Fort Pickett near Blackstone, VA being converted into an outlying landing field for the Navy jets stationed at Naval Auxillory Landing Field Fentress and Naval Air Station Oceana!?

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