Town Square

Post a New Topic

High-speed rail CEO grilled over 'trust' issues

Original post made on Nov 7, 2010

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has failed to honor its earlier promises and is quickly losing the public's and the Legislation's trust, members of a state Senate subcommittee said Thursday during a contentious hearing on the rail project.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 5, 2010, 2:31 PM

Comments (5)

Like this comment
Posted by Old Ben
a resident of Shoreline West
on Nov 7, 2010 at 11:43 am

The Emperor has no clothes, and his wardrobe budget is staggering.

Like this comment
Posted by Mike Laursen
a resident of Monta Loma
on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:06 pm

How can you say that Old Ben? I, for one, look forward to the day when we'll all be able to ride high-speed rail from Fresno to Modesto! :-)

Like this comment
Posted by phm
a resident of The Crossings
on Nov 8, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Yeah Sen. Simitian! Go get 'em! So glad you're in public service.

Like this comment
Posted by Rodger
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:10 pm

How do we pull the plug on this project? Well one way is to pass a new proposition that overturns the existing proposition.

Like this comment
Posted by Hardin
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:22 pm

"How do we pull the plug on this project? Well one way is to pass a new proposition that overturns the existing proposition."


O Lordy, let's find another alternative. The propositional system is playing havoc with governance of this state, and has become yet another tool for special interests to gum up the works. Let's have the legislature do what we pay them to do, legislate.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,898 views

How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 524 views


Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.