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California High Speed Rail Slammed In New Government Report, Defunding Project Recommended

May 20, 2012

Let’s keep teachers at work instead of adding to our debt load. How many teachers can we hire for 2.6 billion dollars? How many medical students can we educate for that amount? California needs to get its priorities straight.

Building a second train system with borrowed capital and no funding to maintain and operate it is particularly dumb when we already have trains that connect SF to LA that are more expensive than a plane trip. The speed is not the problem. The costs of running AMTRAK far exceeds the costs of flying and the bullet train is hardly going to costs less.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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