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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

The California High Speed Rail Authority is hosting open houses this week and next across Los Angeles County to discuss proposals for the Palmdale to Los Angeles segment. And as part of the outreach, they’ve developed this video showing the different alignments on that route. Note that it starts off looking south from Palmdale, and […]

May 22nd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

In news that comes as no surprise to transit advocates, a USC study released this week shows that people who live near the Expo Line are driving less. Angelenos who live near an Exposition Light Rail station dramatically reduced the number of miles they drove and tripled their rail ridership after the opening of the […]

Dec 17th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last November Measure J, the proposal to extend the Los Angeles County Metro transit tax to help build more rail and other public transportation projects, just barely missed the 2/3 mark by 16,000 votes. That’s the annoying news. The good news is that local leaders are looking to revive the transit tax extension: Don’t look […]

Oct 7th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized