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[CAL HSR] – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) will join government, community, transportation, business and labor leaders on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 to commemorate the start of sustained  construction on the nation’s first high-speed rail system at a ceremonial groundbreaking in Fresno.

 

WHAT: Official High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking Ceremony

WHEN: Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Site of Future High-Speed Rail Station

1625 Tulare Street

Fresno, California 93706

 

calhsrAbout California High-Speed Rail Authority

The Authority is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the nation. California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds capable of over 200 miles per hour. The system will eventually extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations. In addition, the Authority is working with regional partners to implement a statewide rail modernization plan that will invest billions of dollars in local and regional rail lines to meet the state’s 21st century transportation needs. To learn more visit the Authority’s website at http://www.hsr.ca.gov and join us on facebook.com/CaliforniaHighSpeedRail and follow us at twitter.com/cahsra

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25 Comments

  1. Steven Aune Steven Aune says:

    Bullet train to bankruptcy.

  2. Yep. Bullet train to nowhere is much more important than a project for something frivolous like WATER.

  3. Kevin Miller Kevin Miller says:

    Such a waste of our money!

  4. Meanwhile North I-5 is now wide enough for at least 6 lanes but is only 5, with a pointless & unnecessary right lane merge point at the bottom of the hill at the north end of the Gavin Cyn bridge. Yeah, let’s take years to build roads only to not use them, and waste millions on a money pit train that will only bankrupt itself. Sounds like sound financial and infrastructure management to me!

  5. Dean Botton Dean Botton says:

    Not a chance in hell I’ll ever ride that next to the San Andreas fault line.

  6. Love it! Can’t wait to ride!

  7. Times are changing….

  8. What?!!…… I thought the people voted against it!

  9. Silvie Faust Silvie Faust says:

    No time changing here …I guaranteed its going to fail.

  10. Mike Curley Mike Curley says:

    If you have to continuously lie to keep a project going…… long live The Brown Streak.

  11. Mike Curley Mike Curley says:

    If you have to continuously lie to keep a project going…… long live The Brown Streak.

  12. Public sentiment appears overwhelmingly against this boondoggle, yet Brown gets re-elected in a landslide… huh?

  13. The Feds gave ca. A bunch of $s, no doubt it bought loyal votes and most has already been spent. Watch for a bond for more $s to waste on a train to nowhere in the desert that’s out of money.Disgusting!!

  14. Please, let it go to hel, before much more money is lost.
    My cussing ability on facebook comment sections is hindered due to past exposé things.

  15. Kurt Buck Kurt Buck says:

    What a complete waste of money. Someone is getting very wealthy off this pet project scam.

  16. If they go ahead – the money will not be enough – and they will come back to us for more to finish – lets just vote the right way and say NO – lets leave this unfinished project as is and let that be a reminder for Sacramento – we gave you money you ask for and that will have to be enough.

  17. Maria Smith Maria Smith says:

    I agree with David Landress

  18. Legal or not everyone gets fitted with a special high speed Bullet Train Helmet…. And Yes FREE!

  19. Legal or not everyone gets fitted with a special high speed Bullet Train Helmet…. And Yes FREE!

  20. Nut job Jerry Brown is obsessed with this thing

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