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The California Supreme Court has just rejected Kings County’s appeal of the Court of Appeals decision that favored the California High Speed Rail Authority. Earlier this year the Court of Appeals had overturned a Superior Court decision in favor of Kings County that threatened the future of the high speed rail project. The justices rejected […]

Oct 15th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

James Fallows is back with his occasional series on California’s high speed rail project, which includes some great reader responses: I travel frequently from San Francisco to Southern California to visit an elderly parent. I cannot count the number of times my plane is late. This time, like the last time, it was 3 hours […]

Oct 13th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The anti-HSR organization known as Train Riders Association of California has never won a battle in its fight to stop the high speed rail project. Somehow, they still get op-eds in newspapers despite consistently losing. Thankfully the Sacramento Bee has given California High Speed Rail Authority CEO Jeff Morales a chance to respond to TRAC’s […]

Oct 11th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Alfred Twu, who created the fantastic US high speed rail map that went viral last year, has now created a new board game based on that map. It’s available on Kickstarter and the window to fund the game closes tonight at midnight. Twu has raised money well past his initial goal, so he will be […]

Oct 8th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized