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Construction began today on the first major, visible piece of high speed rail infrastructure – the viaduct over the Fresno River. As students of @fresnocity, we're grateful to have the opportunity to advocate for this important project. #IWillRide pic.twitter.com/mVCsNiz8bG — I Will Ride FCC (@iwillridefcc) June 16, 2015 More from the Fresno Bee on the […]

Jun 16th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Seems I’m posting most often early in the week…I’ll try to space these out over the week. Time to catch up on some stories: Jeff Denham wants to “nullify” the federal HSR grant: Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, who has tried multiple times to derail federal funding, successfully pushed a measure through the House of Representatives […]

Jun 15th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

The June 2015 California High Speed Rail Authority board meeting in Los Angeles felt more than a little familiar: During more than six hours of public comment by about 150 people, one speaker after another attacked the project as the eight-member California High-Speed Rail Authority board listened quietly. The testimony came from residents and leaders […]

Jun 10th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Been a little while since I last did one of these. But today’s California High Speed Rail board meeting in Los Angeles looks to be more contentious than most. The board will be hearing from Southern Californians who have strong opinions about the proposed route from Palmdale to Burbank. Here’s the board meeting agenda, and […]

Jun 9th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized