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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

California High Speed Rail Authority Board chairman Dan Richard knows all too well about the airline industry. Serving as a Director on the Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s Board from 1996 to 2004, the East Bay resident and his colleagues clashed with United Airlines over the use of airport landing fees to build BART’s station […]

Feb 18th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael One of the objectives of the California HSR project is to provide effective connections to existing airports. This should allow airlines to offer connecting train journeys for their long-distance flights. It is also supposed to make secondary airports more attractive to air travelers, but success will depend heavily on getting the last mile […]

Apr 27th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized