Thursday, November 6, 2008

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

"Calif. voters approve $10b for bullet trains; 800-mile project to add many jobs" by Don Thompson, Associated Press | November 6, 2008

LOS ANGELES - California's plan still needs support from federal and local governments and private investments. Supporters say that with enough money, the first trains could be running in six years and the entire system could be completed by 2020.

Opponents also fear the measure might not pay for itself and could require ongoing subsidies. An environmental group, meanwhile, has sued over the proposed route from the Central Valley to the San Francisco Bay area. --more--"

Nothing ever makes those fart-smellers happy, does it?

Go holler global-warming at a NASCAR rally, fart-heads