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by Rafael as part of the recent Happy Holidays Open Thread, I took a potshot at local opposition to the at-grade option for HSR through Anaheim. The ensuing discussion prompted me to devote a full post to the subject. First, some general context. Funding vs. Tunneling The most recent update to CHSRA’s business plan, which […]

Dec 28th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael ? In a recent post, Yonah Freemark and Jebediah Reed over at the Infrastructurist lament the loss of 11 once-famous landmark grand stations around the country to strictly utilitarian underground platforms, arenas, office towers, strip malls, highways and parking lots. Case in point: Penn Station in NYC. Fortunately, California has managed to preserve […]

Jun 26th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

In recent months, whenever we mentioned Sacramento on this blog, it was in the context of state politics – especially the saga of AB3034 (the bill enacted by proposition 1A), the even more tortuous state budget process and its impact on CHSRA. Yet there is also a bona fide HSR spur from Merced to Sacramento […]

Apr 4th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized