High-Speed Visibility

Saskal, Rich
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/16/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32404, p37
Trade Publication
The article reports on the introduction of a resolution to create a Joint Legislative Committee on High-Speed Trains by Central Valley, California Senator Dean Florez. This resolution will support the state's languishing plans for a high-speed passenger train system linking the Los Angeles and San Francisco regions through the valley. A $10 billion bond measure for high-speed rail was moved to the November 2006 ballot.


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