CA's High-speed Rail Stays On Track

Lawmakers approved a new lease on life for the proposed high-speed rail line through the San Joaquin Valley, but also gave it competition.

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September 1, 2000, 1:30 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


A bill extending the life of the California High Speed Rail Authority beyond June 30 was approved by the Assembly, 49-23, and sent to the governor's desk. However, supporters of the valley route were discouraged by the Legislature's approval of another bill calling for a study of a futuristic magnetic levitation rail line between Los Angeles International Airport and downtown L.A.

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