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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

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