Posts Tagged ‘editorial’

The Bakersfield Californian newspaper has been generally supportive of high speed rail, though not uncritically. Their latest editorial on the project makes the right point – HSR opponents have no alternative plan: Critics have long enjoyed calling the project “the train to nowhere,” and they’re right to question its expense. But if you ask some […]

Jan 21st, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

With such brilliantly spelled headlines like this, how could I possibly disagree? “Put The Breaks On High-Speed Rail Project”: We recently reviewed some court documents that revealed top managers of California’s high-speed rail project were concerned about project delays. Delays that could threaten federal funding of the project and put taxpayers at risk for having […]

Nov 28th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

One of the most important signs that the California high speed rail project is still viable is that its supporters remain, well, supportive. Among them is the Los Angeles Times, whose editorial board came out today with a very strong editorial backing the project. They refer to the Peer Review Report and other “expert analysis” […]

Jan 7th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday the LA Times opinion page asked whether they should continue to back the high speed rail project. They got a lot of responses, including yesterday’s blog post. The case was clear, compelling, and apparently convincing. Today the LA Times declared HSR to be “a worthy gamble”. The whole thing is worth reading, but they […]

Nov 4th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized