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On Tuesday we looked at the year in review – what we learned about HSR in 2009. Now, on the last day of the year, it’s time to look ahead to what are likely to be the main issues, stories, and events regarding California high speed rail in 2010. Return of the HSR supporters. If […]

Dec 31st, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

As 2009 winds to a close, it’s worth taking a look at the year past in order to figure out what we have learned – or what we should have learned – about California High Speed Rail. Later in the week I’ll post a look ahead at 2010, and then an assessment of the CHSRA’s […]

Dec 29th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael as part of the recent Happy Holidays Open Thread, I took a potshot at local opposition to the at-grade option for HSR through Anaheim. The ensuing discussion prompted me to devote a full post to the subject. First, some general context. Funding vs. Tunneling The most recent update to CHSRA’s business plan, which […]

Dec 28th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael Since the previous open thread attracted so many comments, here’s a fresh one to make it easier to follow the topics of discussion. Fresh HSR news from around the world: In China, the new Wuhan-Guangzhou HSR line has begun commercial service to great fanfare (photo gallery). The 1069km (668mi) line is exceptional in […]

Dec 27th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized