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Calling BS on California High Speed Rail

Adrian Moore
January 25, 2010, 2:13pm

Dan Walter's column on the latest legislative hearing on the high speed rail plan makes it pretty plain.

They examined a report from the Legislature's budget office that's highly critical of the High-Speed Rail Authority's much-touted business plan and a legislative staff report that echoes the criticism and adds grave doubts of its own.

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It would be better to derail now rather than plunge California into a bottomless money pit that would once again make it a global laughingstock.

It's been well over a year since we pointed out that the "plan" for this project doesn't hold even a teaspoon of water.  Maybe people are finally starting to see reality.


Adrian Moore is Vice President, Policy


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