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This article has been making the rounds of the transit blogs today – it’s an op-ed piece from the Boston Globe explaining how much John McCain hates trains: For years, McCain, in the comfort of cheap gasoline for autos and airplanes, made Amtrak a personal whipping boy. Despite the fact that governments in Western Europe […]

Jul 2nd, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized

It looks like high speed rail in California is starting to get more attention – especially from conservative op-ed writers. Last week I examined why Dan Walters’ HSR ideas were so flawed. And now Republican legislators are getting in on the HSR-doubter act. Jim Battin is a Republican State Senator representing the 37th district (Riverside […]

Apr 6th, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized