Livermore BART extension faces hurdle

LIVERMORE, Calif.

The Contra Costa Times reports that a signature petition opposing a downtown Livermore BART station and another on Vasco Road has now qualified as a ballot measure.

So on June 13, the Livermore City Council will have to take one of three actions: It can adopt the measure, put it to a citywide vote or request further study on its potential impacts.

The council previously endorsed BART's downtown/Vasco plan.

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