Tuesday, April 1st, 2008 at 4:13 pm in Misc. Transportation.
As many of you have noted, I’m not smart enough to argue that high-speed rail has some serious hurdles to overcome. Today I found a story that high-speed rail opponents will no doubt use to side-track November’s $10 billion high-speed rail bond measure. Click here.
And for those of you who are serious about getting the system up and running, there’s a meeting of California High-Speed Rail Authority board members tomorrow in Sacramento that I plan to attend. It’s to be held at the Sacramento Area Council of Governments Board Room, 1415 L St. Show up and you can upbraid me on the public record.
Here’s the agenda:
Legislation: Staff will brief board members on pending legislation affecting the proposed high-speed rail system.
Financing: The Infrastructure Management Group will update board members on the request for expressions of interest in public-private partnerships (“P3”) work as well as an overview on the scope of work for an economic impact study.
Bay Area and Central Valley Station Development Policies:
Staff will present a briefing on the policies to be included in the “Station Area Development” chapter for the Bay Area to Central Valley environmental impact report/environmental impact study.