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Last week the Federal Railroad Administration issues its Record of Decision allowing the Fresno to Bakersfield high speed rail segment to proceed to construction. That news was expected and is obviously welcome. This week we’re also getting confirmation of news that was expected and is, I hope, welcome: the California High Speed Rail Authority is […]

Jul 1st, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California high speed rail project has never planned to have a stop in Santa Clarita. But it has planned to use tracks and right of way through the city, one of the largest in Los Angeles County. Residents and businesses have been concerned about this plan, since the high speed tracks won’t be built […]

Oct 15th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Republicans like Jeff Denham and Kevin McCarthy are doing all they can to undermine and stall the high speed rail project. That’s obnoxious for high speed rail backers and for those who are working to build the project. But it has particularly damaging effects on those folks who own property in the path of the […]

May 13th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

On the San Mateo County peninsula, a small but determined group of people were able to mobilize NIMBY attitudes to force the California High Speed Rail Authority to postpone plans to fully upgrade the Caltrain corridor to accommodate high speed rail service. Now they’re trying to do the same in Southern California, and they’ve enlisted […]

Nov 29th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized