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The top 10 reasons why the Foothill South Toll Road extension failed

February 18 2008 | Jim's Blog,
by Jim

They Didn't Pave Paradise: The top 10 reasons why the Foothill South Toll Road extension failed

BY ALEX BRANT-ZAWADZKI / Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 3:00 pm

On Feb. 6, the California Coastal Commission voted 8-2 to deny the Transportation Corridor Agencies' (TCA) application for a Coastal Permit to build the Foothill South (Highway 241) toll-road extension. This was no surprise, as troubles with both the road and the TCA are legion. Now, this symphony of crap may yet have its coda: The TCA has appealed the decision to the Secretary of Commerce. But for now, here are 10 major reasons behind the road's downfall.
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