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California region's high-speed rail expansion keeps rolling with $135 million federal grant

(Source: Sacramento Bee, January 8, 2013)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. One hundred and fifty years ago, Sacramento launched the transcontinental railroad. Today, city leaders are seeking to become rail pioneers once again. They're tapping the transit-friendly Obama administration for hundreds of millions of dollars to help them build what they say will be a seamless, 21st-century regional rail network, on which passengers will move easily from streetcars to light-rail trains to Amtrak and someday to high-speed rail.

Full story: Sacramento Bee

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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