Train station housing idea tabled; Should a project exceed the 50-foot limit in order to provide more homes?

The Palo Alto Transit Center, which includes the University Avenue Caltrain station and the VTA bus station. Photo from the Stanford Transportation website.

This story originally appeared in the Nov. 19 print edition of the Daily Post. If you want your local news first, pick up the Post in the mornings at 1,000 Mid-Peninsula locations.

BY BRADEN CARTWRIGHT
Daily Post Staff Writer

A plan to re-develop the University Avenue Palo Alto Transit Center with towering buildings was tabled yesterday after two groups working on the city’s housing plan couldn’t agree on a building height.

The city is in the process of planning where to put a state-mandated 6,695 homes in Palo Alto over the next decade, and planners proposed including the 4.5-acre transit center …

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