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Rail Tunneling

November 28, 2018, 9am PST
A lawsuit by a pair of Westside L.A. neighborhood groups has killed the Boring Company's plans to drill a tunnel below Sepulveda Boulevard.
Los Angeles Times
April 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
October 28, 2015, 9am PDT
At the heart of the financial and deadline challenges facing the $68 billion high-speed rail project are 36 miles of tunneling north of Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles Times analysis that includes interviews with experts on mega-projects.
Los Angeles Times
August 3, 2012, 9am PDT
In an article and dramatic photographs and video, <em>The New York Times</em> documents the construction of the city's Second Avenue subway, which has been delayed for more than 80 years and is due to be completed in December 2016.
The New York Times
March 26, 2012, 11am PDT
London kicks-off the beginning of a massive new rail line linking the city's western suburbs, including Heathrow Airport, through the city, and into the eastern suburbs in Essex.
NPR
August 12, 2010, 11am PDT
San Mateo County, hotbed of opposition to high speed rail, including numerous lawsuits, might be better served by following the 1960s Berkeley example in passing a bond to tunnel the train through the impacted cities, suggests local editor.
San Mateo Daily Journal