Thursday, September 8, 2011

The cutting edge article about "boondoggle Desertxpress"

While this article does play a political game with all proposed HSR projects, and the issues with trying to keep AMTRAK afloat,  and might appear to be politically one sided.  It does ask the questions that are about the proposed DesertXpress project.

You can find and read entire story here: (about 1/2 way down)

Ronald D. Utt  (September 7, 2011)
Stealthy Federal Budget Plans Keep High-Speed Rail Plans alive.
"To put this project-whose financial prospects are worse than Amtrak's-into perspective, its failure could require a federal loss of a magnitude equal to two years of federal funding for the National Park Service.
In a normal world, this project would not pass the laugh test with DOT staff assigned to review this request."

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