Issue 515 July 2012

Getting High-Speed Rail On Track

For California, high speed rail isn’t just a worthwhile investment, it’s a necessary one. Here’s how we can pay for it.
Much of the debate around high-speed rail revolves around federal funding. But with — or without — that revenue stream, SPUR believes that California can fund much of high speed rail on its own. Read More »

Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley

Another perk of high-speed rail? Seamlessly connecting two of California's most important economic clusters.
As new business models continue to break the divide between content creation and distribution, SPUR considers how rail service between north and south might further facilitate creative collaboration. Read More »

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