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A few weeks back, a group of political and business leaders from the East Bay traveled to China for economic development meetings. One common topic was the NUMMI auto manufacturing plant in Fremont that closed last month – which relates to another of the topics discussed, high speed rail: China has expressed great enthusiasm for […]

Apr 28th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

We haven’t yet seen this story appear as a talking point that widely in California or even among our HSR deniers in the comments, but we will soon. The Taiwanese government is going to have to bail out the private operator of the Taiwan HSR project. They have missed ridership projections and as a result […]

Sep 25th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

UPDATE 2: Shane Goldmacher explains what went down: Several rail board members demanded more information about the selection process and the winning bid, calling the staff panel’s report inadequate and saying they might want to hear presentations from the runners-up. “The staff report and recommendation here wouldn’t be adequate in kindergarten,” said Richard Katz, a […]

Sep 3rd, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized