SoCal High Speed Train Delay: Sweet Victory for the Northeast Valley
By Denyse Selesnick
Originally Published on the website, CityWatch 10 March 2016
MY TURN-I love traveling by train. I have used them in Europe, Asia, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco and San Diego. In Los Angeles…not so much! In fact, probably like many of you, I have yet to take the train from the San Fernando Valley to Downtown — even though I have every good intention of doing so…next time.
Therefore, I was curious as to the reasons behind the pro and cons of the proposed Super Bullet train which is […]
As most of you are likely aware, a few of us who have been active with the Forest/drilling issues took a “field trip” yesterday with George Farra of the USFS in order to visit two of the sites where HSR is currently conducting its drilling and geotechnical testing within the Angeles National Forest. I joined Cindy Bloom, Gina Cruz, and David Lukesh on this informative and educational site visit.
Below are links to 5 of the videos that I took during yesterday’s field trip. I tried to narrate what we were seeing so that viewers would have some […]
HIGH SPEED RAIL UPDATE – “PERMIT TO ENTER” CALLS AND LETTERS
We’ve been advised that people in the Sylmar, Shadow Hills, Sun Valley and Sunland-Tujunga area are receiving phone calls from California High Speed Rail Authority indicating “permit-to-enter” (PTE) letters are being mailed to them. This is similar to what took place about a year ago in December 2014. For information about PTE letters, please CLICK HERE.
According to an Authority spokesperson, about 100 letters are being sent to people in this area, as was done a few weeks ago in the Acton area, seeking permission to conduct “noise” studies at their […]
The following is the CHSRA Palmdale to Burbank Update email that was sent out just minutes before S.A.F.E.’s “High Speed Rails Status Meeting” held Dec. 2. 2015.
Palmdale to Burbank Project Section Update
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) continues to advance work to deliver the nation’s first high-speed rail program. With construction underway in the Central Valley, work to identify the preferred route in Northern and Southern California is moving forward. This is challenging work that must balance project objectives and the protection of environmental resources and communities in order to develop the most appropriate route to connect […]