Monday evening the California High Speed Rail Authority, in conjunction with Caltrain, held a scoping meeting at the William J. Rutter Center at UCSF in Mission Bay. They answered public questions and took comment on plans to electrify Caltrain and bring high-speed trains from Bakersfield to San Francisco by 2029. Streetsblog readers will recall that […]
California high-speed rail proposes to use the existing rail alignment between L.A.'s Union Station and ARTIC in Anaheim. That will require some modifications, including a number of grade separations.
State law requires a certain portion of California's cap-and-trade money go to communities that have traditionally been overlooked when it comes to public investment. Public workshops this week and next will continue exploring the question of how the state should define "disadvantaged communities" as well as how to assess benefits to those communities.
This week, take action for protected bike lanes on Second Street and smarter parking policy in the Northeast Mission, join TransForm for a talk on High Speed Rail, and celebrate with the SF Bicycle Coalition at the 17th annual Winterfest. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Grand Boulevard. Join SPUR, Kevin […]
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CAHSRA) Board of Directors won’t make a decision on where to start building California’s first high-speed rail segment until December, but nearly everyone can see the writing on the wall. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Adminstrator Joe Szabo wrote [pdf] CAHSRA CEO Roelof van Ark on Wednesday to inform him that […]
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