Brian Kelly is Secretary of the California Transportation Agency.
On Capital Public Radio's Insight today, Kelly said high speed rail must persevere despite litigation against the project and opposition in Washington for its $68 billion price tag.
"Yes the drought is the most recent crisis and challenge before us but we have to keep our eye on the long term and the long term in California should include viable mobility options for people to get around this great state. High speed rail, I think, is an important element in connecting our regions in a very convenient, clean and fast way."
Governor Jerry Brown is expected to put high speed rail on his list of priorities during his State of the State address tomorrow morning.
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The typical car is white with the Regional Transit logo. But now, four trains each have one car that is wrapped in a work of art.
GOP lawmakers and taxpayer groups seized on Friday’s new report indicating high-speed-rail cost overruns to argue the state should stop funding it.
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Caltrans is trying to get the word out about plans to ease congestion on one of Sacramento's worst bottlenecks: the Capital City Freeway from K Street to north of Arden Way.