Posts Tagged ‘Utah’

Right before the Thanksgiving break the federal Bureau of Land Management issued a Record of Decision allowing DesertXpress to build a high speed train from Victorville to Las Vegas: The decision authorizes a Right of Way grant to DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC to construct and operate a high-speed passenger rail line between Victorville, Calif. and Las […]

Nov 28th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last month we looked at the emerging HSR plan from a coalition of planning groups in Denver, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Reno and Las Vegas. Yesterday this group officially launched as the Western High Speed Rail Alliance. From the press release: Included in the alliance are the following planning agencies: The Denver Regional Council of […]

Dec 11th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

Over the last year or so, since the passage of Prop 1A and the election of a high speed rail-friendly president, there has been a surge of interest in high speed rail across the country, and new organizations and consortiums have come together to propose new projects – as well as to revive ones that […]

Nov 9th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized