“The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Monday unveiled a new business plan slashing $30 billion from the price tag for connecting Anaheim and San Francisco,” according to the O.C. Register.
Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) could not hold back his glee at this news. He sent out a press release where he stated that “This is good news for those of us who advocated for a blended approach to building high speed rail. With this new plan to move forward with early improvements to existing rail, jobs will be created sooner rather than later. And to construct 300 miles of electrified rail from Merced to San Fernando Valley in ten years is realistic. ” Continue reading