latimes:

A collision of visions on bullet train: The high-speed rail line would transform California lifestyles for the better, backers say. Opponents see a costly social-engineering folly.
The graphic above shows projected growth based on both current trends and “smart growth.” What do you think?
Photo: An artist’s rendering shows what the area near a high-speed rail station in Fresno could look like. Credit: California High-Speed Rail Authority

Just because it has been replicated successfully everywhere else is no reason to try it here. /snark

latimes:

A collision of visions on bullet train: The high-speed rail line would transform California lifestyles for the better, backers say. Opponents see a costly social-engineering folly.

The graphic above shows projected growth based on both current trends and “smart growth.” What do you think?

Photo: An artist’s rendering shows what the area near a high-speed rail station in Fresno could look like. Credit: California High-Speed Rail Authority

Just because it has been replicated successfully everywhere else is no reason to try it here. /snark

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