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There’s a certain kind of transit advocate out there who will oppose new transit and rail lines if those lines offend their own personal beliefs as to what makes for good routes. In California, those advocates like to congregate at TRAC – the Train Riders Association of California. TRAC falls into the category of those […]

Sep 29th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The on-again, off-again deal between developers and San Francisco over the Transbay Terminal project is off again: An agreement between San Francisco officials and downtown developers over a proposed tax district collapsed this week, throwing into jeopardy the future of the Transbay Transit Center, the extension of Caltrain downtown and the construction of half a […]

Sep 24th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Just two days after the historic People’s Climate March, Republican candidate for governor of California Neel Kashkari has decided to celebrate by inviting people to a Burbank gas station to smash a toy “crazy train” (that’d be his term for high speed rail) and in return get a $25 gift card for gasoline. Seriously. First […]

Sep 23rd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Protests are being held around the world today as part of the People’s Climate March. I’m all for the march and I wish them success. It’s also a good occasion to remind ourselves of what is really preventing action on global warming. Contrary to what many people assume, the people who deny global warming is […]

Sep 21st, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized