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As the High-Speed Rail Debate Rages On, Stanford Historian Becomes Big Critic

December 7, 2011 | 3:25 pm

As the High-Speed Rail Debate Rages On, Stanford Historian Becomes Big Critic

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From AP yesterday: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood strongly defended the federal government’s nearly $4 billion investment in high-speed rail in California, even as growing expenses and a longer timeline for completion have raised doubts in Congress. During a congressional hearing Tuesday, LaHood acknowledged that the project will be expensive, with current estimates putting the cost […]

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