California's $37-billion Bullet Train

By 2020, over 68 million riders would use a statewide bullet train connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco. But is $37-billion too much?
January 28, 2004, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"A new environmental analysis supports a state commission's claim that a bullet train between Los Angeles and San Francisco would attract tens of millions of riders and significantly reduce congestion on California's highways and in the air... Planners envision a network stretching from San Diego to Sacramento, with train speeds surpassing 200 mph. A $10-billion bond measure to finance the first leg of the network is planned for the November ballot."

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Published on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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