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Dan Richard has been a revelation as chair of the California High Speed Rail Authority board. He has consistently and effectively pushed back against critics of the HSR system, and his most recent effort is a classic example. In today’s San Jose Mercury News Richards slams Stuart Flashman and Michael Brady, two of the most […]

Aug 18th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

In what is seen as something of a blow to Mineta San José airport, Virgin America announced last week it would be leaving SJC even though they had just launched flights to LAX less than a year ago: “Despite our steadily improving performance at SJC, demand in the market hasn’t met expectations and we’ve made […]

Mar 16th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

In a powerful op-ed in today’s Sacramento Bee, the mayors of some of California’s largest cities – Los Angeles, San Francisco, San José, Sacramento and Fresno called on the Legislature to fund high speed rail in 2012: We are all strong supporters of building the California High-Speed Rail system, and our state has arrived at […]

Apr 20th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

At Tuesday night’s high speed rail hearing in Mountain View, a wide range of elected officials and organizational leaders came out to show their support for the project. Steven Maviglio collected many of the statements over at the California Majority Report. Some examples: San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed: “We appreciate efforts to continue studying alternatives […]

Mar 15th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized