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Ralph Vartabedian waxes poetic about how that mean old HSR project would devastate the bucolic Big Tujunga Wash in his latest article, but the real story stems from political opposition crystallizing to using it as a route to get from Palmdale to Burbank: The Los Angeles City Council and the Los Angeles Unified School District […]

Oct 4th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority has published new animations of the three possible routes from Palmdale to Burbank. All three involve significant tunneling under the San Gabriel Mountains. The main difference is in whether the tunnel goes under Pacoima, or goes further to the east through Sunland-Tujunga (with an aerial structure in the middle). […]

Sep 20th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

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

Last week the California High Speed Rail Authority announced significant new changes to the proposed routes through the San Gabriel Mountains between Palmdale and Burbank. The changes extend the underground portion of the tracks all the way to Burbank itself, and now bypass Santa Clarita entirely. Here’s how the CHSRA described these changes in an […]

Mar 21st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized