Posts Tagged ‘SPUR’

This Thursday Californians For High Speed Rail is hosting an event at SPUR to examine the future of high speed rail and of Caltrain in San Francisco. Keynoting the event will be Assemblymember Fiona Ma, one of the key figures in getting high speed rail on the ballot and through the legislature. CA4HSR will also […]

May 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent weeks about various proposals to reform the California Environmental Quality Act. But the most interesting proposals are those that have been around the longest. This blog first delved into CEQA back in 2009 when covering an article that argued CEQA could be the biggest obstacle to California […]

Feb 10th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

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

After a dramatic 24 hours, in which the “gut and amend” process was used to insert into an existing bill on the Kings River language that would reform the California Environmental Quality Act, CEQA reform is now dead – at least until next year. At a Sacramento press conference today, State Senate President Pro Tem […]

Aug 23rd, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized