Fremont’s drive to turn the old NUMMI auto plant site into a jobs hub just took a great leap forward … if you’re a hobo.
We’ll have a story in tomorrow’s paper that Union Pacific bought the two parcels totaling 160 acres adjacent to former NUMMI, now Tesla plant.
And here’s what they want to do with what city officials think is most valuable unused real estate in the East Bay:
“We plan to develop the property at an undetermined point in the future to provide service for our freight rail customers,” said Aaron Hunt, a Union Pacific spokesman.”
UPDATE: Just talked to the mayor. He called it “terrible news.”
Man, that really destroys a lot of plans or potential plans,” he said.
The story is now online. Read it here.