Rail-Related News, Tuesday, July 31, 2018

A raised section of Calfornia’s high-speed rail construction is seen from drone video at Cedar Avenue and Highway 99 just south of Fresno on November 28, 2018. New York Times.

Inglewood wants $600 million, 1.8 mile people mover costing $18.00/passenger, $10+ per passenger mile. We support rail, but wouldn’t shuttle buses make more sense in this case?

Is California high speed rail a boon or boondoggle? The Gray Lady (NYT) speaks

eBART extension to Antioch 36% over ridership estimates; parking is increasingly scarce at Antioch station

Editorial: BART’s recent crime wave

California high speed rail may not become a “bullet train” just a plain [relatively] “fast train”

The Northern California “Megaregion” e.g., the Bay Area spreads its tentacles into the Central Valley, Central Coast

Outgoing SPUR director unloads on what’s wrong with the Bay Area

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger to retire

Replacing BART’s dummy cameras on its cars with real ones payed off

But BART still has a crime problem that it hasn’t been able to cope with yet

No gas tax funds for high speed rail

target=”_blank”When will Crenshaw Line reach West Hollywood?

About the $291 million downtown Los Angeles streetcar

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