Posts Tagged ‘Hanford’

In the wake of Judge Michael Kenny’s ambiguous ruling earlier this month in the anti-HSR lawsuit, project critics and opponents are busy calling for a major revision to the project. State Senator Andy Vidak, recently elected to an open seat in the Central Valley, wants a statewide re-vote on HSR in 2014 to be authorized […]

Aug 26th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Tim Sheehan at the Fresno Bee reports on an interesting angle to Rep. David Valadao’s opposition to high speed rail – his family owns a dairy right in the project’s path: Republican House members up and down the San Joaquin Valley are squarely opposed to California’s high-speed rail project, for which construction could begin this […]

Jul 14th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

According to the American Lung Association, 8 of the nation’s 10 most polluted cities are in California. And 6 of those are in the Central Valley. What they all have in common is a dependence on the automobile, a situation that a bullet train powered by 100% renewable electricity would certainly help matters. The list, […]

Apr 24th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority has confirmed that it will select the Hanford West alignment for the high speed rail tracks in that area: The route would be below-grade, meaning it will run under main streets and not require new overpasses. It would run mostly along a line just east of 13th Avenue before […]

Apr 3rd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized