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Nelson: Metrolink’s $50 Million Serra Siding Doesn’t Pass the Smell Test

Metrolink wants taxpayers to add a $50 million second track along two rapidly eroding public beaches, impacting 7 Capistrano Beach hotels, over 1 million annual beachgoers, 7,000 residents and numerous local businesses. Ridership through this segment has been flat since 2010 and is now about 3% of capacity. No local needs assessment has been provided.