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James Fallows is back with his occasional series on California’s high speed rail project, which includes some great reader responses: I travel frequently from San Francisco to Southern California to visit an elderly parent. I cannot count the number of times my plane is late. This time, like the last time, it was 3 hours […]

Oct 13th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Dan Richard has been doing a great job as Chair of the California High Speed Rail Authority board, bringing the project through some of its roughest seas. He’s gotten the Legislature to release the bond funding, gotten them to approve using cap-and-trade money for the project, and helped navigate through an important appeals process that […]

Sep 1st, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

One of the worst calumnies flung at the California high speed rail project is that by starting in the Central Valley, the state is building a “train to nowhere.” Incoming State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León echoed this sentiment when he told the LA Times that the only thing along the route were […]

Jul 28th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

James Fallows’s series at the Atlantic is really getting good. Chris Reed of U-T San Diego, a right-wing ideologue and a notorious opponent of HSR, called Fallows “clueless” about the bullet train. But Fallows has dealt with fools before, and wasn’t about to be intimidated by Reed. Fallows turned to California High Speed Rail Authority […]

Jul 15th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized