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Carla Marinucci of the San Francisco Chronicle, a reporter who I like a lot, decided to stir the pot yesterday with an article looking at Gavin Newsom’s newfound opposition to high speed rail. Marinucci touted other Newsom positions he took earlier than others that became widely adopted, like support for marriage equality and marijuana legalization. […]

Feb 20th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

I don’t remember the first time I talked to Gavin Newsom about high speed rail. It might have been at the California Democratic Party convention in San José in 2008. Or Netroots Nation in Austin, Texas that same year. We definitely talked about it at the CDP convention in Sacramento in 2009. Gavin was running […]

Feb 14th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

In San Francisco today, a group of top local and national political leaders gathered to break ground on the new Transbay Terminal – the first high speed rail station in California, and potentially the country (depending on whether you define the Acela as “high speed rail” or not). Photo from Congressman George Miller (From L […]

Aug 11th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom issued a joint press release announcing the Bay Area region’s preference for stimulus and other HSR spending the Bay Area to be directed towards upgrades to the Caltrain corridor, the expansion of SJ Diridon Station, and the establishment of the new SF Transbay […]

Jun 12th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized