Posts Tagged ‘CA4HSR’

On Friday Speaker John A. Pérez appointed Thea Selby of San Francisco to fill Tom Umberg’s newly vacant seat on the California High Speed Rail Authority board. Selby is a longtime transit advocate, having been involved in the San Francisco Transit Riders Union for many years as well as serving on the advisory board to […]

Mar 18th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

This Thursday Californians For High Speed Rail is hosting an event at SPUR to examine the future of high speed rail and of Caltrain in San Francisco. Keynoting the event will be Assemblymember Fiona Ma, one of the key figures in getting high speed rail on the ballot and through the legislature. CA4HSR will also […]

May 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Californians For High Speed Rail has written to Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, to urge her to support using cap-and-trade funds to help fund high speed rail: We encourage you to strongly consider applying a significant portion of Cap and Trade revenues to California’s high‐speed rail project as part of the […]

Mar 11th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

At Tuesday night’s high speed rail hearing in Mountain View, a wide range of elected officials and organizational leaders came out to show their support for the project. Steven Maviglio collected many of the statements over at the California Majority Report. Some examples: San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed: “We appreciate efforts to continue studying alternatives […]

Mar 15th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized