Susan MacAdams is a member of the TRAC Board of Directors. She has had a long work history designing track alignments for various transit agencies. Her last major role was as the High-Speed Rail Planning Manager for LA Metro. She first came to the attention of TRAC through her advocacy blowing the whistle on various flaws in HSR and Metro planning. Some of the letters below represent the period before she joined the TRAC Board.
2014 Comment Letter Regarding High-Speed Rail Palmdale to Burbank Project Section, and Burbank Station
2014 Letter Regarding High-Speed Rail Palmdale to Burbank Project Section (Proposed Tunnels)
2014 Letter on High Speed Rail, Burbank to Los Angeles Project Section, Union Station Comments, August 25, 2014
2014 Fatal Flaws in the Union Station Master Plan, Final Plan dated September 17, 2014
2014 Comment Letter on High-Speed Rail Needs for High Voltage Electrical Lines
2015 Fatal Flaws: Burbank Airport HSR Station & Tunnels E1, E2, and E3, Palmdale to Burbank Project Section, CAHSR
2016 Update on Fatal Flaws of the CHSRA Tunneling Designs near Burbank Airport
Proposed Burbank Airport High-Speed Rail Station locations map
Fatal Flaws HSR Burbank schematic map
Los Angeles Union Station photo by Alan Weeks, Copyright 2017. Used with permission.