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The Public Policy Institute of California is out with its latest statewide poll and, as in past years, they find that high speed rail continues to enjoy majority support among state residents: Eight years after state voters passed the $10 billion bond to build high-speed rail with 53 percent support, 52 percent of adults and […]

Mar 23rd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Ralph Vartabedian must have ordered a stiff drink when he saw the latest USC/LA Times polling on high speed rail: Californians are slightly less inclined to want to halt the state’s high-speed rail project, according to the poll. When asked whether construction of California’s high-speed rail line should be allowed to go ahead or if […]

Nov 3rd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

A new USC/Dornsife poll shows that 52% of voters believe HSR should be stopped, a result that the LA Times’ Ralph Vartabedian calls a sign of “buyer’s remorse.” I actually agree with using that phrase in this context. But it’s important to consider how buyer’s remorse works, which actually explains very well why these poll […]

Sep 29th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Hey you. Yeah, you reading this blog post. Would you like a free lunch? Any kind of food, from any location, your choice. OK, now what if I told you that you could have any kind of food from any location, but you’d have to pay $20 for it. Would you be less likely to […]

Mar 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized