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Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar

Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon          

“It must always be remembered how cost-effectiveness works in the public sector: the cost IS the benefit.” - author unknown

 

 

 

Some high Speed Rail Refrences

 

Delusion and Deception in Large Projects  (local)

http://ssrn.com/abstract=2229781

 

Ultra High‐Speed Ground Transportation Study Prepared for Washington State Department of  Transportation  (local)

https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publications/fulltext/LegReports/17-19/UltraHighSpeedGroundTransportation_FINAL.pdf

(local)

 

'Astronomical' Cost Estimate For Portland-Seattle-Vancouver Bullet Train

http://kuow.org/post/astronomical-cost-estimate-portland-seattle-vancouver-bullet-train

 

Embattled high-speed rail continues to be a moving target for cost, schedule, route

http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/high-speed-rail/article205078624.html#storylink=cpy

 

B.C. backs high-speed corridor study connecting Vancouver to Seattle

https://www.governor.wa.gov/news-media/bc-backs-high-speed-corridor-study-connecting-vancouver-seattle

 

 

High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/09/07/hills-high-speed-rail-safeguard-bill-signed-into-law

 

Cost for California bullet train system rises to $77.3 billion

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-bullet-train-cost-increase-20180309-story.html

 

California High-Speed Rail Update

http://ti.org/antiplanner/?p=14362