High-Speed Rail – Don’t Stop Now

NBC Bay Area believes bills to kill the bullet train are premature.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Legislation has been introduced to kill all plans for high-speed rail. NBC Bay Area thinks it’s premature to pull the plug.

    The new high-speed rail leadership has just forged new partnerships with regional rail lines.
    Cal Train, for example, would get a share of bullet train funds to upgrade and electrify their existing rails.  This would serve all of us in the Bay Area much sooner than the original plans. 

    High-Speed Rail: Don't Stop Now

    [BAY] High-Speed Rail: Don't Stop Now
    In 20 years, California's population is expected to reach almost 50 million people. We have to improve our transportation network to support a 21st century economy. (Published Friday, Mar 23, 2012)

    In 20 years, California’s population is expected to reach almost 50 million people.  We have to improve our transportation network to support a 21st century economy.  And we agree with Governor Brown, given a choice between building more freeways and more airport runways, high-speed rail is the better alternative. 

    Constructive criticism will continue to force important revisions. But let’s keep planning.
     

    [Editorial]High - Speed Rail

    [BAY] [Editorial]High - Speed Rail
    Viewers reacted strongly to our editorial supporting a revised high-speed rail plan with regional partnerships. (Published Thursday, Mar 29, 2012)