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Enough about overhyped transportation gizmos – let’s take a look at something real, and realistic, something that is actually being built right now. The California High Speed Rail Authority produced this great video overview of HSR construction in the Fresno area, where things are coming along quickly: That pergola structure, where the HSR tracks cross […]

May 12th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority board is meeting in Bakersfield today. You can view the agenda here and watch it live here. One of the subjects under discussion will be the route through Bakersfield: Currently, there are two proposed alignments. The first was created by the Authority and has undergone a full environmental review. […]

May 10th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Madera County is already getting high speed rail tracks. And now it will be getting a high speed rail station – of a sort. Madera already has an Amtrak station, though it’s little more than a covered waiting area. In the 2016 Business Plan, however, the California High Speed Rail Authority adopted a plan to […]

May 3rd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s been a while since we checked in at the Transbay Terminal project…and, yikes, maybe it’s better if you don’t look. First up, the Transbay Terminal project faces a $260 million shortfall: San Francisco’s beleaguered Transbay Transit Center may get a $260 million emergency bailout from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Wells Fargo in order […]

Apr 30th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized