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The California High Speed Rail Authority released the Supplemental Alternatives Analysis for the Burbank to Los Angeles section of the high speed rail project, and it includes some notable changes: Based on the additional design work, outreach, and analysis conducted after the 2014 SAA, this 2016 SAA recommends eliminating the following 2014 SAA alignment alternatives […]

Apr 11th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

To say that the Bakersfield City Council is not pleased by the proposal for a temporary, interim termination of the Initial Operating Segment just short of their city would be putting it mildly: Admitting the California High Speed Rail Authority would likely pay it no attention, the City Council still voted 7-0 to approve comments […]

Mar 31st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority yesterday unveiled its draft 2016 Business Plan – including the decision to move the Initial Operating Segment to Northern California. The highlights, as described in the plan’s executive summary: Funding – The funding authorized by the Governor and Legislature, by the federal government and the people of California is […]

Feb 19th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority is considering a shift in plans – building the Initial Operating Segment in the north rather than the south. The Los Angeles Times has the story and while it’s a Ralph Vartabedian article, with some typical “any change in plans is a sign of DOOM” attitudes, it does convey […]

Jan 23rd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized