At one time, Los Angeles had the backbone of a great transit system. Today, it does not! Why not?
In countries considered by many to be well-advanced of the U.S. with regard to transportation, the concerns about high-speed rail seem to be opposite of the prevailing sentiments of some states in the U.S. While states like Texas are rejecting federal matching funds for high speed rail, Wales in the U.K. is concerned that it will be left out of the economic pie created by high speed rail. In particular, Continue Reading Wales Worried: No High Speed Rail = No Jobs/Industry
On August 18th, California High Speed Rail Vice Chair Lynn Schenk responded to a crtical op-ed with a rebuttal making the case for “Why California Needs High Speed Rail.” The critical op-ed to which she was responding was entitled “8 Reasons to Shoot the Bullet Train” and had been published a few days before in AOL Patch’s Poway California edition.Continue Reading Cal High-Speed Rail Vice Chair Rebuts Carpers