Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco Chronicle’

Once again we’re seeing that in the wake of Judge Michael Kenny’s unfavorable ruling for the high speed rail project, longtime institutional supporters are still backing the HSR project. This time it’s the San Francisco Chronicle editorializing that the project must go forward: But the decision doesn’t cancel the entire project nor does it stop […]

Dec 2nd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

There is a truly excellent op-ed in today’s last August’s San Francisco Chronicle from Roger Christensen, a transit advocate and former chair of the Metro Citizens Advisory Council who recently moved from LA to the Central Valley. The op-ed, titled “The Great High Speed Rail Lie,” is a devastating attack on high speed rail critics […]

Feb 23rd, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

One of the consequences of the media’s just blithely assuming, in spite of the facts, that somehow Congressional Republican opposition to HSR means the feds will never ever fund it ever again, is that suddenly people just feel free to make wild and unsupported speculation about the future of not only the California high speed […]

Nov 21st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

This op-ed from Roger Christensen, a Central Valley resident, is a classic must-read that exposes the Reason Foundation for the oil-company shills they are: The Reason Foundation is funded by Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell Oil, the American Petroleum Institute, Delta Airlines, the National Air Transportation Association and, of course, the Koch Family Foundation. They know what […]

Aug 4th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized