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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

The California high speed rail project has never planned to have a stop in Santa Clarita. But it has planned to use tracks and right of way through the city, one of the largest in Los Angeles County. Residents and businesses have been concerned about this plan, since the high speed tracks won’t be built […]

Oct 15th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Los Angeles County Metro is planning the High Desert Corridor, a multimodal corridor that could include a new freeway link along the Highway 138 route – and for our purposes, a high speed rail connection between Palmdale and Victorville. That link would help bring the XpressWest high speed trains from Las Vegas all the way […]

Jul 9th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

I’m at Netroots Nation in San José this week, just a few blocks away from Diridon Station. By the 2030s one should be able to walk over there, board a train, and a little more than two hours later be in downtown LA. Should that trip take me over Tejon Pass or over Tehachapi Pass? […]

Jun 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized