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Rail-Related News, Friday, February 15, 2019, 99.8% High-Speed Rail Edition

Governor Newsom’s plan cutting back high-speed rail a big blow to the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco (Editorial) Newsom cuts back high-speed rail to San Joaquin Valley Newsom’s confusing high-speed rail stance leaves downtown extension to Transbay Transit Center … Continue reading

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Rail -Related News, Monday, February 11, 2019

Alstom hydrogen-powered train. Source: Alstom All options for the Sepulveda transit corridor parallel to L.A.’s I-405 would carry over 100,000 daily passengers San Fernando Valley to West L.A. in 20 minutes, according to L.A. Metro study of Sepulveda Pass rail … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Monday, January 28, 2019

Even after recent approvals of bridge toll increases and County sales taxes, Bay Area politicians want even more money for transportation BART’s customer approval ratings plunge over crime, cleanliness concerns More than one million riders on SMART rail in 16 … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Saturday, January 19, 2019

Crews work on SMART extension to [near] the Larkspur Ferry Terminal (Marin Independent Journal photo Jan 1, 2019) Hydrogen-powered trains, this time in the UK Trump’s Federal shutdown grinds infrastructure projects to a halt Another “microtransit” firm bites the dust, … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Fixes to Del Mar Bluffs to go forward after series of collapses Oklahoma City streetcar opens for business Ride-hailing companies steal passengers from BART at Oakland and SF Airports Flaggers return to Denver A-Line grade crossings, electronics problems still not … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Saturday, December 15, 2018

Dan Walters: Newsom to inherit troubled bullet train project California high-speed rail in review Marina District NIMBYs may want extension of T-Third Subway from Chinatown in S.F. Los Angeles Metro approves Green Line / Crenshaw Line operations plan Competing firms … Continue reading

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