Opinion: High-speed rail a wise investment

(Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel opinion column by Ben Tripousis, April 21, 2014. Mr. Tripousis is the Northern Regional Director for the California High-Speed Rail Authority.)

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Opponents of California's High-Speed Rail project love to call it the "Train to Nowhere." Unfortunately, this catchy cliché is far from the truth. The California High-Speed Rail Authority is building the nation's first high-speed rail system that will transform California, connect the state's mega regions, contribute to economic development, create thousands of jobs and preserve agriculture and protected lands.

Full story: Santa Cruz Sentinel

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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