Posts Tagged ‘Richard Katz’

Our focus all week has been on the decision about where to start building HSR in the Central Valley – but there was another important piece of news this week. The Attorney General’s office issued an opinion on the charge that Curt Pringle and Richard Katz held “incompatible offices” by virtue of their position on […]

Dec 3rd, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

(See below for an update.) I can’t say I’m totally surprised at this news: Los Angeles transportation official Richard Katz is stepping down from the state panel overseeing development of California’s $43-billion high-speed rail system. Katz, who also serves on the boards of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Metrolink commuter rail […]

Nov 17th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

As was reported by Kathy Hamilton, Senator Joe Simitian mentioned that an effort to include a legislative exemption in the state budget deal for California High Speed Rail Authority board members Curt Pringle and Richard Katz, to clear up questions about whether they hold “incompatible offices,” was blocked. Today’s LA Times sheds more light on […]

Oct 5th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Californians Advocating Responsible Railroad Design – aka CARRD, a group of HSR critics based in Palo Alto – today charged that two members of the California High Speed Rail Authority board, specifically Curt Pringle and Richard Katz, hold “incompatible offices” and that the Attorney General’s office should investigate. Their basis for the claim is a […]

Sep 28th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized