Posts Tagged ‘Gilroy’

For years now local governments along the Central Coast, aided by passenger rail advocates, have been working to bring daily local rail service back to their communities. While the Coast Starlight does serve Salinas, Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, and though the Pacific Surfliner serves other local stops from SLO southward, there’s still no […]

Sep 17th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Some good news out of Gilroy this week: Council members voted 5-2 for a rail station in downtown Gilroy and opposed any kind of aerial track during a special study session on Monday. The study session was designed to get the council’s take on where Gilroy’s future High Speed Rail station should be built: either […]

Feb 28th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Three years after filing a frivolous lawsuit against the California High Speed Rail Authority, two years after they largely lost that case, and one year after they failed to get it reopened, a group of Peninsula cities are once again in court to block the project. The same judge, Michael Kenny of Sacramento Superior Court, […]

Aug 12th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

While some cities spend their time finding excuses to oppose high speed rail, Gilroy has decided to take a different path. Gilroy city officials have had their concerns about the project, but instead of filing lawsuits or attacking the project, they spent money to launch a visioning project that brings the community together to figure […]

Jul 21st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized