Posts Tagged ‘Antelope Valley’

XpressWest, which just inked a deal with China to help build HSR from Southern California to Southern Nevada, isn’t the only proposed new passenger rail line along that route. There’s also the X Train, a proposal by Las Vegas Railway Express to operate a private luxury passenger rail line from LA to the Strip. Unlike […]

Sep 22nd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s no surprise that longtime critics and opponents of the California high speed rail project have seized upon recent setbacks to try and reshape the project in their preferred image. Even though they’ve lost every other political battle, and even though the court case had nothing to do with the route chosen, there remain those […]

Dec 16th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Los Angeles County Metro is planning the High Desert Corridor, a multimodal corridor that could include a new freeway link along the Highway 138 route – and for our purposes, a high speed rail connection between Palmdale and Victorville. That link would help bring the XpressWest high speed trains from Las Vegas all the way […]

Jul 9th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

After the California High Speed Rail Authority announced it would study a Grapevine/I-5 alignment to connect Bakersfield to LA, the city of Palmdale – which had been included in the voter-approved HSR route – decided to sue to block the study. Yesterday they got some crucial political support when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted to […]

Aug 5th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized