This graphic from March 2011 shows the current planning between Sylmar in the north San Fernando Valley and Palmdale, a distance of about 50 miles. Original planning assumed 13 miles of tunneling on this segment. Recent engineering work has raised Continue reading eNewsletter for July 25, 2011
Central Valley Business Times – ?Jul 14, 2011? “Even before the full California High-Speed Rail system were built, enough could be completed to run trains in a “cash-positive” operation, the Authority’s board says. The segments represent lengths of track that connect significant Continue reading eNewsletter for July 18, 2011
Opinion by Noel T. Braymer When people in the San Joaquin Valley talk about the High Speed Rail Project there is very little talk about how quickly they will be able to get to Los Angeles or San Francisco or Continue reading We can’t afford not to spend money on Transportation
Compiled by Russ Jackson How did the terrible incident involving Amtrak’s California Zephyr and a speeding truck traveling on US 95 in the Nevada desert happen? There are many theories out there. We have compiled four theories advanced by some Continue reading Theories about how the Nevada Amtrak crash happened
There is no doubt that sleepy drivers are as dangerous as drunken drivers and have almost as many accidents. Another possible explanation is the monotony of driving often causes drivers not to pay attention as they drive: the so called Continue reading eNewsletter for July 11, 2011
Reported by David Kutrosky, Managing Director, CCJPA (Download: June 2011 Performance Report)
What RailPAC is about is seeing the creation of a coordinated transportation system with good rail connections for airports, intercity bus, and urban transit. We also seek coordination and seamless ticketing between intercity rail, corridor rail and regional commuter rail Continue reading eNewsletter for July 5, 2011
Opinion by Noel T.Braymer The urban area between Washington D.C. up through New York City to Boston is heavily populated at around 38 million people. This is also roughly the population of California. Because of the population density in this Continue reading Is the North East Corridor a good candidate for 220 mile per hour High Speed Rail?