Wednesday, January 4, 2012

State bullet train agency lashes back at critical review

The state agency attempting to build California's proposed bullet train blasted an independent review panel’s report that recommends the Legislature not approve issuing $2.7 billion in bonds to partly pay for the first section of track in the Central Valley.
Just hours after the review panel released its eight-page critique, the California High Speed Rail Authority said the report is “deeply flawed, in some areas misleading and its conclusions are unfounded.”
The sharp reaction is a measure of the high stakes riding on the report's findings, just weeks before Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to ask the Legislature to authorize the construction borrowing. Continued

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