Posts Tagged ‘LOSSAN’

Passenger rail is quickly becoming a major travel choice between the Los Angeles area and San Diego. It makes sense, given the regular traffic jams on Interstate 5 and the reliable, comfortable service on the Pacific Surfliner. On days where freeway traffic is bad, the Surfliner is often faster than the car when going from […]

Jul 8th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Service changes on the LOSSAN corridor are apparently afoot. Dana Gabbard at Streetsblog LA has the scoop on the possibility that Metrolink is looking at service to San Diego – a corridor that is already served by the Pacific Surfliners. According to Gabbard: The report presented at the Oct. 17th Planning and programming Committee contains […]

Oct 24th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Late last week Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills that could reorganize operations on two Amtrak California routes, allowing the creation of a Joint Powers Authority along the lines of the authority that governs the Capitol Corridor. AB 1779, pertaining to the San Joaquins route, and SB 1225 for the LOSSAN corridor where the Pacific […]

Oct 1st, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today the Los Angeles Times reported that the revised draft business plan includes a shift back to the original plan – the high speed rail extension to Anaheim will not be part of the first phase of construction after all: In a blow to Orange County’s hopes for a boost to business and tourism, the […]

Apr 7th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized