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California high-speed rail route to undergo major revisions

(Source: Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2011)

LOS ANGELES — The proposed California bullet train will undergo major design changes, involving more than half of the route that traverses the Central Valley. The plan for building a 114-mile segment of the system between Fresno and Bakersfield was released in August, but encountered heavy criticism from citizens groups, local cities, major land owners and financial experts. The California High-Speed Rail Authority, responding to public feedback, said it would issue a new plan for that section next spring.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

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