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Is High-Speed Rail Grinding to a Halt?

Is High-Speed Rail Grinding to a Halt?

In 2008, high speed rail seemed like a game changer, the kind of "Big Idea" that California is famous for. But three years later, the plan is in serious trouble.

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California's High Speed Rail

California's High Speed Rail

State transportation planners have nearly finished designing a high-tech bullet train system that would take passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in two hours at 220 mph — faster than a Ferrari. But will California voters pay for it?

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