Posts Tagged ‘Initial Operating Segment’

The Merced Sun-Star Editorial Board tells the story of how local elected officials fought to get Merced back into the Initial Operating Segment – and ensure that nearly 1 million people get access to a fast ride to Silicon Valley: “I know very few people who commute from Fresno to the Bay Area,” said Adam […]

Apr 25th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

To say that the Bakersfield City Council is not pleased by the proposal for a temporary, interim termination of the Initial Operating Segment just short of their city would be putting it mildly: Admitting the California High Speed Rail Authority would likely pay it no attention, the City Council still voted 7-0 to approve comments […]

Mar 31st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Roger Rudick has written a jeremiad about legislators like Jim Patterson who are complaining about the California High Speed Rail Authority’s decision to build a northern Initial Operating Segment: Jim Patterson, Republican Assemblyman representing parts of Fresno and Tulare Counties, in an interview on KQED’s Forum, said the change is a tacit admission that the […]

Feb 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority yesterday unveiled its draft 2016 Business Plan – including the decision to move the Initial Operating Segment to Northern California. The highlights, as described in the plan’s executive summary: Funding – The funding authorized by the Governor and Legislature, by the federal government and the people of California is […]

Feb 19th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized