Against California High Speed Rail by Mark R. Powell

Tag Archives: ridership

Two More Reasons to Defund California High-Speed Rail

Lynn Schenk and Curt Pringle of California’s High-Speed Rail Authority The attached YouTube video clips are taken verbatim from the May 5, 2011 California High-Speed Rail Authority Monthly Board Meeting videotape.  In the first clip board member Lynn Schenk responds … Continue reading

Imagining a World With California High Speed Rail

$9 Billion for 180 Miles of High Speed Rail Connecting Merced to Bakersfield California’s High Speed Rail Authority led by its Chairman, Curt Pringle, hopes to squander $9 Billion on high speed rail stretching from a few miles north of … Continue reading

Ridership Fantasy Along the Path of High Speed Rail

Part 2 – Bakersfield to Fresno – Non-Existent Riders on a Train Through Nowhere I continued my journey along the path of high speed rail now following the proposed Bakersfield to Fresno segment.  The description of this path is kept … Continue reading

Ridership Tales

RIDERSHIP ON CALIFORNIA’S HIGH SPEED RAIL “Figures Lie and Liars Figure”  (old accounting axiom, author unknown) There are many reasons to be skeptical about the prospect of High Speed Rail in California as portrayed by the California High Speed Rail … Continue reading