The Argument for High Speed Rail

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The High Speed Rail Debate Moves to the New York Times

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The New York Times yesterday published a series of six opinion pieces debating the merits of the $90 billion High-Speed Rail plan that would connect Los Angeles to San Francisco. Attacks have intensified on the “bullet train” rail project in recent weeks, focused mainly on the projects gigantic $90 billion budget and a recent audit that called funding for […]

Momentum Builds for CA High Speed Rail

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CBS Looks at CA’s HSR Application via California High Speed Rail Blog Now that the first round of applications to the federal government for the $8 billion in High Speed Rail which means it’s more than past time to make the case that California deserves more than its share of those funds.  California has two […]
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Don’t Count High Speed Rail Out Yet

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“High Speed Rail is Dead,” Aaron Renn announced earlier this week on New Geography. FRA regulations are a mess. The money’s been spread too thin. A couple governors torpedoed projects. And conventional speed lines of 110 mph are being sold as high speed. Those are all nails in the coffin of high speed rail, he […]