December 6, 2011

Poll: Calif. voters would reject high-speed rail today

LOS ANGELES — A new poll of registered voters by Field Research Corp. in San Francisco reveals 59% of Californians surveyed would not vote in favor of the state’s high-speed rail project if given another chance, Los Angeles Times reported.

The fact that costs for the $98-billion project has tripled and that the construction deadline has been extended to 2033 were cited as reasons for opposing the new rail system. For the full story, click here.

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  • Tony Jackson[ December 6th, 2011 @ 1:56pm ]

    I WONDER IF THOSE SAME 59% WHO OPPOSE THIS RAIL PROJECT GET GOOD GAS MILAGE... I wonder if those 59% realize how much they are shelling out to thes, $40 billion - or any of the record profits seen by most oil companies over the last few years - is certainly a lot of money, and it has put Big Oil in lawmaker's cross hairs. I wonder if the 59% have calculated the cost of parking not to metion the time spent looking for parking..... 59% is a huge number... to me those 59% have NOT EDUCATED THEMSELVES, on the many benefits of this rail project.... California, i challenge you to take a look at: China Europe & London's Transportation... Compare this to London, Berlin, Hamburg, or Moscow,

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