Posts Tagged ‘Castle Airport’

California High Speed Rail Authority Board chairman Dan Richard knows all too well about the airline industry. Serving as a Director on the Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s Board from 1996 to 2004, the East Bay resident and his colleagues clashed with United Airlines over the use of airport landing fees to build BART’s station […]

Feb 18th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

In the wake of yesterday’s announcement that Madera-Corcoran be the starting point for HSR construction in California, project supporters in Merced, which was not included in the first segment, have expressed their outrage at the choice. Their primary concern is that the California High Speed Rail Authority staff assessment of the proposed starting point gave […]

Nov 25th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday’s Merced Sun-Star ran an op-ed from Central Valley Congressman Dennis Cardoza on high speed rail. In addition to rallying the public to support the project, he also weighed in on some important issues about the project planning in the Merced area. First, the big picture: Both locally and statewide, we are lagging behind as […]

Jun 12th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

It was a long and busy weekend in LA at the California Democratic Party convention, which for me included a trip to the RailPAC meeting at MTA headquarters on Saturday morning. It was a very good and productive meeting, and I’ll say more about it in an upcoming post. I’m also playing catch-up on a […]

Apr 19th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized