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Political Opposition

October 28, 2019, 6am PDT
"Member deference" is what they call it New York, but many local elected officials in the United States have veto power over land use and development plans.
New York Post
January 12, 2015, 12pm PST
As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) considers the environmental analysis for a proposed bus rapid transit lane in Palo Alto, local officials are opposing the version of the plan that would remove parking for a dedicated bus lane.
Palo Alto Online
April 10, 2014, 2pm PDT
A common perception says that rail is the most politically difficult transit investment. Yet a recent article examines the examples of Nashville and Cincinnati to claim that sometimes, political opposition is just about transit, period.
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