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Opinion: Keeping California high-speed rail on track requires courage, vision

(Source: Bakersfield Californian, January 15, 2013)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — While one may quibble over details, the time for debating whether to authorize this project is over. We are moving forward. A process is in place to construct a world-class transportation system. It will create thousands of good jobs, produce economic opportunities, alleviate highway congestion and mitigate air pollution.

Unfortunately, a few are still trying to campaign against us. After having lost at the ballot box, they now want to use the planning process to kill the project. It won't work.

Full story: Bakersfield Californian

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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