February 18, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom shocked Californians and transportation pundits last week with his announcement that Sacramento might delay completing the state’s troubled high-speed rail line (HSR). The announcement does not delay the entire project; the segment underway in the Central Valley will still be completed. It’s the priciest undertakings that are in doubt: extension of high-speed trains to San Jose and San Francisco, and a rail connection between Bakersfield and Los Angeles.
Newsom made the right call…[read the rest here]
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