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Some things change over the course of five years. The San Jose Sharks are playing in a Stanley Cup Final at last – even if it’s not going too well at the moment. The San Jose Earthquakes are playing in a new stadium next to the airport. The city has a new mayor, and sometime […]

Jun 7th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Just a few months after Rod Diridon dismissed the idea of tunneling an HSR station at his namesake station in San José, not only is the idea alive, but getting some (possible) legs. As the San Jose Mercury News explains, a “shallow” tunnel has emerged as an option for Diridon Station: From Highway 87 to […]

May 10th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Peter, a regular commenter here at the California High Speed Rail Blog, attended last night’s meeting in San José regarding the Diridon to Tamien segment, which runs through the Willow Glen neighborhood. There has been a lot of debate about how to construct this particular segment, including a desire for a tunnel, so this meeting […]

Mar 3rd, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Two California HSR news items are breaking today, and I’ll briefly cover both here. First up: the California High Speed Rail Authority reports that the coefficient that got the HSR critics all riled up was a typo: What appeared to be a glaring flaw in the state’s bullet train ridership forecasts was actually a “typographical […]

Feb 11th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized