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High Speed Rail's Latest Lawsuit

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While it's been smooth sailing so far in Southern California, the high speed rail project continues to attract grumblings and some lawsuits by Northern Californian worry worts and busy bodies. A Menlo Park man has sued to stop the train based on some sort of jurisdictional conflict with Union Pacific Railroad. However, he elaborates on his motives: "I seriously think the voters didn't know what they passed," [Russell] Peterson said. "I want (the high-speed rail authority) to explain to the public what it is and what it's going to cost. They don't seem to have a budget, and, worse, they don't seem to have answers as to how they're going to get a budget." [Mercury News]