Although the exact route won’t be chosen until next year, a bullet train linking Northern and Southern California is in the works.

Asked by Trulia San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Thu Dec 20, 2012

How will this new mode of transportation change SF real estate?

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Cindy Davis, Agent, San Diego, CA
Thu Dec 20, 2012
While that's an exciting prospect, since we don't know the details and it hasn't happened yet, why are we trying to project into an unknown future?
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Because this is trulia's idea of trying to stir up conversation..........by asking their own (silly) questions!!
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Jed Lane, Agent, Petaluma, CA
Thu Dec 20, 2012
The area around the Transit Center will see lots of development and prices will continue to rise in the area.
All parts of the City will see additional pressure as the price of oil rises and carbon offsets hit. More people with the means to live wherever they want will contiue to flock to San Francisco and the people who will service those folks will also want to live as close in as possible, hence the pressure on areas like Bayview, Visitacion Valley, the OMI and Crocker Amazon.
A few years ago the Chronicle sent two reporters from the Calremont Hotel in Berkeley to LA. One drove and the other flew. Surprisingly the race was close with all the time it takes to clear security, get baggage and wait in airports the person driving did quite well in comparison.
It will be very interesting to see what happens with the rail. Having taken the TGV from Avignon to Paris in the mid 1980s it is about time for America to get high speed rail.
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