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Contractors are about to begin construction on the Fresno Trench, including a section that will go under the 180 freeway. The California High Speed Rail Authority put out this video laying out the stages of construction: The work begins next month and is expected to last for 18 months.

Jun 25th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized
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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

This is fantastic: High Speed Rail may have its detractors but at Fresno City College among the young people who will actually use the service, they are saying, I will ride. “People in my age group they haven’t seen a lot of investment in the country. A lot of the stuff that is here was […]

Apr 28th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized
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Yesterday we looked at how Merced’s elected leaders fought to stay in the HSR project as part of the Initial Operating Segment. The Merced Sun-Star and its sister papers, including the Modesto Bee, ran editorials praising those elected leaders for that work. That caused their colleagues at the Fresno Bee to look on with envy […]

Apr 26th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized