If you haven’t already read the AP’s preview of the California High Speed Rail Authority’s business plan, you can read it here.
We must not lose sight of the extraordinary benefits high speed rail will bring for our future and for future generations.
What kind of future will California build? Will we let our competitiveness erode, or will we build a future that befits California’s rich heritage?
And when it comes to financial issues and saving money, the AP says:
The report notes that while the $98.5 billion tab seems high, California’s growing population would otherwise require about $170 billion in new infrastructure, such as freeways and airport runways.