24 Jun '13, 7pm

California High Speed Rail: All Aboard!

California High Speed Rail: All Aboard!

California’s high speed rail project has gotten the green light to begin even with many political obstacles still on the table. The overseeing board of the California high speed rail project has said that the first 65 mile stretch of rail between Fresno and Merced will be exempt from the requirement that railway construction first obtain prior approval from the federal board. The reason for this decision to skip the federal board approval was in part caused by a massive lobbying campaign to get the high speed rail construction under way . In other words, JOBS JOBS JOBS! In short this is a massive win for labor unions and long term this decision will reduce the time for citizens in California to can have access to a high speed rail system. Given that the California high speed rail project has $3.5 billion in funding from tax payers’ dollars there are of course objectors to ...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/06/24/california-high-speed-rail-all...

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