Posts Tagged ‘CALPIRG’

In the long fight to support and approve high speed rail, one of our strongest allies has been the California Public Interest Research Group – or CALPIRG for short. In 2008 they did some amazing organizing on college campuses, helping spread the word and get out the vote for Prop 1A, and mounted a statewide […]

Jun 30th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today’s San Jose Mercury News includes a fantastic op-ed by State Senator Dean Florez (Fresno) and Erin Steva of CALPIRG, calling on US Senator Dianne Feinstein to support the $4 billion for high speed rail currently pending in the Senate: Sen. Dianne Feinstein has established herself as a high-speed rail champion. She has another great […]

Nov 4th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

Next week in Los Angeles there will be two public events to showcase and build support for passenger rail in California, high speed rail included. Both are worth attending, especially if you live in Southern California and have the time. First up is the May 1st 21st Century Transportation for Los Angeles Conference being hosted […]

Apr 23rd, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

There are still some votes to be counted in the Inland Empire, and my own home county of Monterey still has not fully reported, but with 95% reporting and a 422,000 vote lead Proposition 1A looks to have passed. Remaining votes in San Bernardino and Riverside counties will have to run much more strongly against […]

Nov 5th, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized