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USFS Tour of drilling/testing sites

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 […]

By |February 26th, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|

Permit to Enter – Calls & 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 […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|S.A.F.E. Updates|

CHSRA Palmdale to Burbank Update email

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 […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|From CHSRA|

HSR Palmdale to Burbank Project Section Map as of 2-13-15

Latest Palmdale to Burbank Map from CHSRA
HSR Palmdale-Burbank Project Section Map
Scan of Revised HSR map handout from HSR Authority Community Meeting of 2-13-15.

By |February 15th, 2015|From CHSRA|