Posts Tagged ‘Fresno’

Been offline for most of the last week at Netroots Nation in Phoenix. Got a chance to use the city’s light rail system, which is useful even in the hot sprawl of central Arizona. • Jeff Wood’s latest podcast covers lessons from France and Germany in a conversation with a planner at the FTA. Worth […]

Jul 21st, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority is accelerating its land acquisition process, and that includes using eminent domain where necessary: More than a dozen pieces of land in the Valley have been targeted by the state for possible eminent domain for the first stretches of California’s high-speed train project. The state Public Works Board, meeting […]

Jul 13th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Construction began today on the first major, visible piece of high speed rail infrastructure – the viaduct over the Fresno River. As students of @fresnocity, we're grateful to have the opportunity to advocate for this important project. #IWillRide — I Will Ride FCC (@iwillridefcc) June 16, 2015 More from the Fresno Bee on the […]

Jun 16th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Seems I’m posting most often early in the week…I’ll try to space these out over the week. Time to catch up on some stories: Jeff Denham wants to “nullify” the federal HSR grant: Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, who has tried multiple times to derail federal funding, successfully pushed a measure through the House of Representatives […]

Jun 15th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized