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The Pasadena Star-News reports that the California High Speed Rail Authority will hear a proposal to build a tunnel under the San Gabriel Mountains in order to connect Palmdale to Burbank and Los Angeles, rather than follow Highway 14 between those destinations: A tunneling option that runs in a straight line from the Palmdale Transportation […]

Jul 30th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week the Federal Railroad Administration issues its Record of Decision allowing the Fresno to Bakersfield high speed rail segment to proceed to construction. That news was expected and is obviously welcome. This week we’re also getting confirmation of news that was expected and is, I hope, welcome: the California High Speed Rail Authority is […]

Jul 1st, 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

As I read the reaction today to the recent ruling on California high speed rail, one thing kept coming to mind: It’s quite fitting if you think about it. Someone insists something is dead. That thing isn’t actually dead. But rather than accept that reality, someone decides to kill the thing so that it fits […]

Nov 26th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized