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Tag Archives: high-speed rail

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announces end of term

For the past four years, he has been advocating for high speed rail service, and expanding the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program that helped fund state road and bridge projects. Based on his unwavering support and deep understanding of where this nation should be on HSR, infrastructure investment, job creation, and sustainable […]

Why not run the high-speed rail corridor through Oakland?

With all the statewide and national controversy over high-speed rail (HSR) – from and to where, for how much, built by whom and when – now seems as good a time as any to muse about proposed routes. Residents on the Peninsula and in the city of Burlingame don’t want HSR coming through their neighborhoods. […]

An infusion of funding

President Obama’s strategy to improve the nation’s transportation infrastructure with the federal infusion of $902 million in funds for high-speed rail (such as in San Joaquin Valley) and other inter-city rail projects means those of us in the transportation industry in California truly have the advantage of federal and state support. Especially in the Bay […]