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Having been resoundingly beaten in the courts once again, opponents of the California high speed rail project are now shifting their attention to another part of the project in hopes they can derail it. Their new claim is that the route from Bakersfield to Tehachapi Pass is too steep: A grassroots group of Central Valley […]

Oct 19th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

There’s a certain kind of transit advocate out there who will oppose new transit and rail lines if those lines offend their own personal beliefs as to what makes for good routes. In California, those advocates like to congregate at TRAC – the Train Riders Association of California. TRAC falls into the category of those […]

Sep 29th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

As I read the reaction today to the recent ruling on California high speed rail, one thing kept coming to mind: It’s quite fitting if you think about it. Someone insists something is dead. That thing isn’t actually dead. But rather than accept that reality, someone decides to kill the thing so that it fits […]

Nov 26th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last weekend a meeting in Hanford brought together anti-high speed rail activists to pitch their case for unnecessary changes that would undermine, perhaps fatally, the California high speed rail project. The only difference is that the meeting was held by those who consider themselves to be supporters of passenger rail. The Train Riders Association of […]

Nov 5th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized