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Despite years of mudslinging and attacks, Californians still want their bullet train

(Source: Streetsblog San Francisco, June 12, 2019)

SAN FRANCISCO — The Los Angeles Times attacks California’s High-speed Rail project incessantly. The train builders have had problems acquiring land and are now caught in a game of political chess with President Trump. Costs have risen. Misinformation abounds amidst legitimate criticisms. And yet, despite having huge resources on their side, opponents of the train have failed again to get enough signatures to get a measure on the ballot to de-fund the project. “The measure, endorsed by former San Diego City Council Member Carl DeMaio, did not get the nearly 585,000 signatures needed by the May 28th deadline,” reported KUSI news in San Diego.

Full story: Streetsblog San Francisco

Thursday, June 13, 2019

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