Alternative transportation - "California High-Speed Rail" is planned to connect Los Angeles with San Francisco by 2029 with speeds up to 200 miles per hour. However, Japan pioneered this technology in (1964) and now Europe, UK, Scandinavia, and China among others all have high speed rail systems. America is far behind and needs to catch up.

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Amtrak and the California High Speed Rail Authority are teaming up to bulk buy rail cars for high-speed rail. "It's like Costco," Jeff Morales, CEO of the California High Speed Rail Authority tells KPCC, "you get better prices." Morales was visiting Washington, D.C. to get an early start making nice with a new key player in the world of rail megaprojects, Republican Congressman Jeff Denham of California, freshly appointed as chair of the House Railroads Sub-Committee. Denham is a known…

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California High-Speed Rail Lucky No. 13: Let's Look at Maglev and Other Alternatives - The Atlantic

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Rod Diridon - California High Speed Rail Update

California just broke ground on the United States' first high-speed rail! | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

California High-Speed Rail No. 3—Let's Hear From the Chairman - James Fallows - The Atlantic

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