First Cost Overruns for California’s Unbuilt Bullet Trains Arrive
Mar28

First Cost Overruns for California’s Unbuilt Bullet Trains Arrive


  In a surprise to absolutely no one, there are now predictions that the total cost of the first phase of California’s bullet train system will exceed estimates. The first segment of the first phase, about 29 miles long, is already under construction between Avenue 17 in Madera County and East American Avenue in Fresno County.  According to the Los Angeles Times, changes requested after the start of construction by...

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Crenshaw/LAX Rail Line Gets Help From Boring Harriet
Feb01

Crenshaw/LAX Rail Line Gets Help From Boring Harriet


Today, an earth boring machine dubbed “Harriet” was lowered into position to begin drilling tunnels linking three underground stations on the city’s new Crenshaw/LAX light rail line. Harriet will dig links between the Expo/Crenshaw station, the Martin Luther King Jr. station, and the Leimert Park Stations. It’s part of Los Angeles’ two billion dollar project connecting the big airport, the Green Line, and...

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