Posts Tagged ‘rapid rail’

NOTE: The Blogger service will go offline for approx. 10 minutes at 2:00AM on Monday, May 11 for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. by Rafael On Friday, the business section of the Arizona Daily Star published an article on a high-speed solar train, proposed as Tucson-Phoenix connection by Solar Bullet LLC, a two-man […]

May 10th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

A couple of weeks ago, the Ventura County Star published an article on California HSR that we mentioned, but only in the context of a negative response to it. What sort of fell through the cracks are these intriguing paragraphs in the original article and their possible implications for Amtrak Pacific Surfliner (APS): Because the […]

Apr 8th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

Some interesting stories for a lazy Sunday afternoon: Basque separatist extremists are targeting high speed rail, including killing a businessman working on the project, as part of a response to aggressive efforts by the Spanish government to break ETA. According to the Guardian article ETA and other Basque separatist groups claim that the “Basque Y” […]

Dec 14th, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized

At today’s National Governor’s Association meeting Joe Biden took the chance to call for investment in high speed rail as both economic stimulus and environmental action. Video thanks to Matt Yglesias and Think Progress: There’s a reason when you turned on the olympics to watch them this past summer, you saw mag-lev trains going over […]

Dec 2nd, 2008 | Filed under Uncategorized