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MAYOR: COURT RULING ON RAIL IS GREAT NEWS
(Thurs., Dec. 27, 2012)—Mayor Peter Carlisle today applauded a federal judge’s ruling that keeps
The ruling by U.S. Circuit Judge A. Wallace Tashima remands the case to the Federal Transit Administration, and temporarily enjoins the City from conducting any construction activities and real estate acquisition in the project’s fourth phase, the urban
The ruling specifically provides that all work in the first three project phases may proceed and that engineering, design, geotechnical and other pre-construction work in Phase 4 can continue.
“This ruling is very reasonable, and is essentially what the City asked for,”
The ruling also directed the plaintiffs and defendants to each bear their own litigation costs.
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