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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

Alfred Twu, who created the fantastic US high speed rail map that went viral last year, has now created a new board game based on that map. It’s available on Kickstarter and the window to fund the game closes tonight at midnight. Twu has raised money well past his initial goal, so he will be […]

Oct 8th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Governor Jerry Brown met with reporters and editorial writers at the San Francisco Chronicle today and continued to back the high speed rail project: Brown was most passionate in his defense of a high-speed rail plan connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco, a 520-mile project expected to eventually cost $68 billion. The projected outlay has […]

May 16th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Right-wing columnist Steven Greenhut has what he thinks is a dramatic scoop: high speed rail backers are downplaying our mandate – one that he believes has vanished: Meanwhile, a major poll last year has shown a majority of California voters now opposed to the project — and stronger majorities that favor subjecting the rail system […]

Apr 29th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized