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At a SPUR high speed rail event in San Francisco today, the new Northern California Regional Director for the California High Speed Rail Authority, Ben Tripousis, said that the project remained on schedule for a groundbreaking in the Central Valley this July. He also pointed out that the project’s phases could be complete by 2029, […]

Jan 10th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

I saw Matt Yglesias’s post on Los Angeles’s transit expansion get passed around a lot online yesterday. It seems as if everybody’s writing their “omg LA is building huge amounts of transit!” post, and that’s great, it helps sustain momentum for more rail and shifts the view of LA away from being car-dependent. Maybe that […]

Sep 18th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today’s column from San Francisco Chronicle political writers Phil Matier and Andrew Ross makes it sound like the downtown extension is a surprise that the Bay Area suddenly has to pay all on its own. In reality, the project has been on the books for many years and has strong local support as a way […]

Jul 23rd, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

San Francisco Muni’s Central Subway project is scheduled to begin tunneling next year, extending the T-Third light rail line north to Market and Chinatown under 4th Street and Stockton Street. It would serve the 4th and King station, and that why Muni is hoping they can tap into Prop 1A funds for the project, if […]

May 24th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized