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That’s what HSR critic Senator Joe Simitian told the San Mateo Daily Journal about next week’s release of the latest Business Plan by the California High Speed Rail Authority: “This is a watershed moment for high-speed rail,” said state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto. “After three years, the public is expecting some good answers to […]

Oct 26th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today’s San Francisco Chronicle has a big section on high speed rail. Some of the articles are up online, some won’t be until 3AM on Monday. Included are: Jim Wunderman, president and CEO of the Bay Area Council, writes about HSR as The Test of Our Generation: Today, our generation faces its test. Three years […]

Aug 14th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

A few months ago the “hybrid” or “blended” plan for mixing high speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula generated strong criticism from HSR advocates, including on this blog. However, it’s also clear that support is growing for the plan. The Bay Area Council’s recent endorsement of a hybrid plan and call for the MTC […]

Aug 1st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized